The Chicago City Council has voted unanimously to adopt Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first budget, which both he and many aldermen said represented a compromise on a number of tough issues in its final form.
Just one more day remains before the City Council votes on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first budget proposal.
The Chicago Transit Authority board is expected to vote Tuesday to approve a budget that holds the line on fares and service for six months — but cold pack a punch down the line.
The Metra board has approved the largest fare increase in the agency’s history.
It took two tries before the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board managed to legally approve its 2012 budget.
Three finalists have been chosen in the competition for Chicago’s official Christmas tree.
The cost of tolls will nearly double under a plan approved by the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board Thursday.
A state board voted Tuesday to allow Cook County to close Oak Forest Hospital and turn the facility into a regional outpatient center.
The Country Club Hills City Council voted unanimously Monday evening to pull the mayor’s village-issued credit card because of questionable spending.
A meeting is planned for Wednesday between Gov. Pat Quinn and House Speaker Michael Madigan to discuss calling lawmakers back for a special session.
Teachers and staff at Oak Lawn Community High School have voted to take smaller pay raises the next couple years, rather than face cutting staff by about 20 percent.
Indiana Republicans say they are fed up with the Democrats who fled the state nearly a month ago to prevent votes on education and labor-related legislation.
For the first time ever, Chicagoans get to choose the city’s official Christmas tree. Three finalists have been selected to provide the evergreen that will grace Daley Plaza, and through Oct. 24, you can vote […]