Preckwinkle Downplays Lightfoot's Endorsements From Former Mayoral RivalsLightfoot has raised $676,000. By contrast, Preckwinkle has raised $329,000 with labor unions the biggest contributors at $135,000.
BGA, 2 Investigators: Taverns Give Campaign Cash To Mayors Who Regulate ThemAt least 50 mayors who double as liquor commissioners have taken campaign contributions totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the same bars they watch over. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Rutherford Admits Mistakes In Bright Start PromotionIllinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford concedes there were mistakes made in a promotion for the state's Bright Start college fund program.
Inspector General Questions Savings From Furlough DaysThe city’s Budget director is taking issue with an Inspector General’s report accusing the Daley Administration of overstating how much it is saving through employees' unpaid furlough days.