Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Massive Green Energy Bill That Requires Carbon Emission Reductions, Bails Out Two Nuclear PlantsGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday signed sweeping clean energy legislation that sets goals to make Illinois carbon-free by 2050, and staves off the closure of two of the state’s six nuclear plants.
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Resigning Amid Federal ProbeTwo months after FBI agents raided his home and offices, Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has announced his plan to resign, effective Jan. 1.
Exelon Utilities CEO Retires Amid FBI Probe Of Illinois State Senator SandovalThe move comes weeks after the FBI raid at Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval's home and offices. As part of that investigation, officials subpoenaed communication records between ComEd and Sandoval.
Emanuel Announces Funding For New Multi-Sport Student FacilityMayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District announced funding for a new public indoor track facility at Gately Park.
Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Bill Sparing 2 Nuclear PlantsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved a plan providing billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely.
Illinois Lawmakers Vote To Bail Out 2 Nuke Plants, At Ratepayer ExpenseThe plan would cost 3.1 million northern Illinois customers of ComEd an average of 25 cents more per month during the life of the plan.
Illinois House Committee OKs Revised Exelon LegislationAn Illinois House committee has endorsed a revised plan to subsidize Illinois nuclear plants.
Pastor Of South Side Church Organizes Opposition To ComEd Rate HikeLawmakers who vote for a proposed ComEd rate hike are being warned by opponents of the measure about repercussions for what they say could be billions in extra costs for customers.
Protesters Accuse ComEd Parent Exelon Of Dodging State TaxesPolice arrested 10 protesters in the Loop on Monday, after they blocked traffic as part of a demonstration outside the Chicago headquarters of Exelon, the parent company of ComEd.
Watchdog Group Raises 'Serious Concerns' About Plan To Help ComEdIllinois lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow ComEd to charge customers about $2 more per month to cover the costs of its nuclear power plants, drawing criticism from a utility watchdog group that says ComEd’s parent company already makes plenty of profit.
Emanuel: Success For Today's Students Depends On Technology TrainingRahm Emanuel has been able to build a career as an investment banker, congressman, top White House aide, and mayor of Chicago after majoring in dance in college, and getting a master’s degree in speech and theater; but he said such a success story would not be possible today without some education in technology.
African-American Business Leaders Support School Closings PlanA group of African-American business leaders is standing solidly behind Chicago Public Schools officials plan to close and consolidate some schools, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Picture Bright For Job Seekers With MBAs In ChicagoThe Chicagoland area is ripe with opportunity for professionals with business degrees.
Becoming Senior Management In Chicago: A Recruiter's AdviceDo you have what it takes to be senior management? If so, now is the time to act.
Activists Deliver 'Tax Bills' To Big Corporations On Tax DayAbout 200 people gathered at Federal Plaza on Tuesday to send a message on this Tax Day 2012.