Chicago's State-Owned Thompson Center On Endangered ListDowntown Chicago's state government Thompson Center building is on top of this year's Landmarks Illinois "Most Endangered Historic Places" list.
Rahm Says Thompson Center Sale "Shouldn't Be This Tough," Blames GovernorMayor Rahm Emanuel suggested Gov. Bruce Rauner is making almost everything difficult in Springfield, including efforts to sell the James R. Thompson Center, which now houses state offices in Chicago.
State Police Save Heroin Overdose Victim At Thompson Center With NarcanThree officers helped save the life of a woman who overdosed on heroin on Thursday in a restroom at the Thompson Center, said Illinois State Police.
Chicago’s Thompson Center Holds Black History Month CelebrationThe “Building for the Future" event honored the contributions of African Americans in Illinois. Governor Bruce Rauner attended the program.
Activists To Rally In Demand For State Budget DealGet it done. That's the message some Chicagoans are hoping to send to state lawmakers on Tuesday; at issue, whether schools will open in the fall if the state can't come to a budget agreement.
Students Cut Class To Protest School-Funding CrisisThe teens blamed Gov. Bruce Rauner and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for the continuing problem.
Source: Rauner Looking To Move From Thompson Center To Bilandic Building Gov. Bruce Rauner is looking into moving his Chicago office from the James R. Thompson Center to the Michael A. Bilandic Building across the street.
Illinois Lawmakers To Propose Restrictions On Fantasy-Sports SitesThe legislation comes as websites like FanDuel and DraftKings, which offer pay-to-play fantasy sports contests with cash payouts, soar in popularity and gain scrutiny.
Rauner Plans To Sell Thompson Center To DevelopersGov. Bruce Rauner has announced plans to ask state lawmakers to allow him to unload the costly Thompson Center in the Loop, and move 2,200 state employees to other office space.
State Exploring Potential Sale Of Thompson CenterCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports the Rauner administration is moving full speed ahead to see if it really makes sense to sell the James R. Thompson Center and move more than 2,000 state employees elsewhere.
Daycare Providers Rally To Get State Funding RestoredHundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.
Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Face Off Outside Thompson CenterDemonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.