Ads For And Against Illinois Graduated Income Tax Proposal Are Ubiquitious, So What's The Truth?We’re being bombarded by them – ads for and against the graduated income tax proposal for Illinois that will be on the ballot next month.
Battling Billionaires: Gov. JB Pritzker, Businessman Ken Griffin Donate Millions On Opposing Sides Of Graduated Income Tax Plan CampaignA multimillion dollar donation from businessman Ken Griffin against the graduated income tax proposal in Illinois is still peanuts compared to the millions Gov. JB Pritzker has thrown at getting the tax, an issue he ran on, passed.
The 606 Trail To Reopen Monday; Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $4.75M To Repair Reopening Lakefront TrailMayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday afternoon that the 606 would be open daily from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., but users must “keep it moving."
Museum Of Science And Industry Changes Name After $125 Million Donation From Kenneth GriffinWhat would it take to change the name of one of Chicago's venerable museums?
Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $10M To Help Fight Chicago CrimeThe money will be used to beef up the Police Department’s use of technology to track and fight crime.
Billionaire Ken Griffin Pays Record $58.3 Million For HomeIllinois' richest man has paid a record-shattering $58.5 million for a home in Chicago.
Ken Griffin Gives University Of Chicago $125 MillionThe richest person in Illinois has pledged to give the University of Chicago's economics department a $125 million gift.
Ken Griffin Donates $12M To Upgrade Lakefront TrailChicago billionaire Ken Griffin has donated $12 million to the Chicago Park District to make the Lakefront Trail safer by creating separate paths for joggers and cyclists along all 18 miles of the trail.
Protesters Hold Demonstration At Citadel Headquarters In LoopAbout 100 people blocked the entrance of a building at Dearborn and Adams, protesting the ongoing budget stalemate.
Tio Hardiman Calls On Emanuel Donors To Withdraw Support Of MayorThe former director of operation CeaseFire is trying to get the attention of Rahm Emanuel’s big money supporters as he continues the protests against police misconduct on the mayor’s watch, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Running For Romeoville Mayor, Steve McMichael Hit With Campaign ComplaintThe complaint, filed by Romeoville Trustee Ken Griffin – an ally of the current mayor, John Noak – accuses McMichael's campaign of violating a number of rules, including missing deadlines and failing to identify who paid for campaign mailings.