Sterigenics Gets The Attention Of Lawmakers In Springfield"We need to act, as the legislature here, on a permanent basis. We need to make sure that proper policies and protections are in place to ensure that we do not have this situation like this again,"
Ahead Of Election, Accusations Of Shutting Down Candidates Forum"I think he does not want to participate in the forums because residents want to ask him some hard questions."
Minimum Wage Hike Gives Fast Food Operators Major HeadachesThe state's minimum wage will rise to $15.00 an hour by 2025 after lawmakers gave final approval Thursday in Springfield.
Robocalls Continue To Rattle 45th Ward Aldermanic Race"(There's) absolutely no truth to it. It's disgusting lies about our family and I wish they'd stop."
Aldermanic Candidate Under Fire For Controversial Photo: 'I Apologize'"It was silly. It was ridiculous. The kids in the photo were watching. They thought it was hilarious and so they wanted to take a photo with us and so we let them."
'Miscommunication' Gets Alderman's Girlfriend Arrested"He was so nice and polite to me to help by giving me his car. I didn't expect to get arrested."
Chicago Crews Prepare To Patch Up Persistent Pothole Problems"It certainly doesn't do the pavement good to have these 50 degree temperature swings."
Religious Leader Ready For Statehouse WorkKalish is no stranger to politics. As a lobbyist, he dealt with Democrats and Republicans. That experience, he said, will benefit his constituents.
Preckwinkle Proposes Minimum Wage Hike If She Becomes Mayor"If you look at what it costs to live in Chicago, $15.00 an hour brings a family of four just above the poverty level. So if we're going to have jobs that enable you to support your families, we've got to pay people a little better."
Pritzker Promises Political Unity During Inauguration In Springfield"I won't balance the budget on the backs of the starving, the sick, and the suffering. I won't make government the enemy and government employees the scapegoats."
JB Pritzker Faces 'Pretty Large Hole' In State Budget As He Prepares To Take Reins As GovernorJB Pritzker will be sworn in as governor Monday afternoon, at a packed arena in Springfield.
Activists Criticize Preckwinkle For Overstating Her Role In The Laquan McDonald Case"I'm saying she's trying to capitalize off this, man. I'm saying she's wrong. She's only doing this because she's in hot water with that (Ald. Ed) Burke situation. That's the only reason she's doing that."
Fact Checking Ads: Gery Chico's Success RecordCritics point out Chico's law firm during those years became the biggest lobbyist at City Hall growing from 18 clients to almost 200.
Fact Checking Ads: Susana Medoza And The Window Washers UnionSince the window washers incident, Mendoza hasn't received any mayoral donations from the SEIU. However, Mendoza has received big bucks from several other labor unions.
Lincoln Yards Entertainment, Sports Project Cancelled After Community OppositionThe entertainment district also drew opposition from Chicago's independent music industry, because music giant Live Nation would own it.