Bars, Restaurants Hopeful That Federal Restaurant Revitalization Fund Will Be Game-Changer As They Submit ApplicationsOn Monday, many restaurateurs were hoping a multibillion-dollar lifeline from the federal government will help those still barely hanging on.
City Council Approves Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For $377 Million In Federal COVID-19 Relief FundsAldermen voted 37-10 in favor of an ordinance authorizing a package of new federal grants to go toward the public health response to the pandemic, rental assistance, and other programs.
Aldermen Burke, Lopez Delay City Council Vote On Mayor Lightfoot's Plan For $377 Million In Federal COVID-19 Relief FundsLightfoot said the $377 million in federal grants include $179 million for the Chicago Department of Public Health’s response to the pandemic, and $79.8 million for the Department of Housing for rental assistance programs.
Illinois Senate President Don Harmon Seeks $41 Billion In Federal Coronavirus ReliefHarmon's office said the outbreak's negative effect on state and local economics hasn't been addressed and the requested amounts were based on past budgets, research and conversations with local officials.
Federal Appeals Court In New York Sides With Trump In 'Sanctuary Cities' Grant Fight; Other Appeals Courts Have Ruled Against Justice DepartmentThe 2nd Circuit said the plain language of relevant laws make clear that the U.S. attorney general can impose conditions on states and municipalities receiving money.
Hundreds Of Volunteers Survey Chicago's Homeless Population In Annual Head Count
Congress Goes On Recess Without Route 66 Preservation FundsRoute 66, also called the "Mother Road," was born in 1926 after the Bureau of Public Roads launched the nation's first federal highway system, bringing together existing local and state roads from Chicago through St. Louis to Los Angeles.
Feds Pull Funding From Chicago Lakeshore Hospital Amid Claims Of Child AbuseOn Tuesday, the federal government pulled its funding from Chicago Lakeshore Hospital amid allegations of physical and sexual abuse of children.
Chicago Housing Assistance Program Loses Federal Funding, Puts People's Housing Situations In JeopardyYour federal tax money has helped fund a Chicago-based program that assists those in serious need with housing. But the money isn’t coming this year.
Illinois, 20 Other States To Sue Over Trump's New Restrictions On Family Planning Clinics And AbortionsIllinois and 20 other states are filing lawsuits seeking to block the Trump administration’s new rule to make it more difficult for women to get abortions.
100 Million Dollar Improvements Coming To CTA Red, Purple Lines"This grant funding will ensure the CTA's aging infrastructure can keep pace with the growing demand for its services."
Illinois Gets $44M In Federal Funds To Fight Opioid AbuseIllinois has been awarded a $43.5 million federal grant to fight opioid abuse.
Chicago Joins Objection To Federal Family Planning ChangesThe city of Chicago has joined 19 other local governments in a legal brief supporting Planned Parenthood's challenge of federal changes to funding requirements.
Illinois To Get $16M In Federal Money For Community ServiceSixteen community service programs in Illinois will receive more than $16 million dollars in federal funding.
Federal Funds To Be Used To Decrease Train Delays In ChicagoChicago's South Side will see $132 million in federal funding to separate rail lines in an effort to alleviate train congestion in the area.