Sen. Elizabeth Warren Joins CPS Teachers In South AustinDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was in Chicago Tuesday, supporting the striking CTU teachers.
Chicago Teachers Union: 'The Mayor Today Has Dashed Our Hopes For A Quick Settlement'The mayor says Chicago Public Schools students “cannot afford to be out of school for any longer.”
Mayor Lightfoot Refinancing $1.3 Billion In City Debt To Shave $200 Million From City's Massive Budget ShortfallThe city compared the move to refinancing a mortgage, saying the new bonds would be issued at lower interest rates than the outstanding ones.
Old Post Office Celebrates Grand Opening Of Renovated Space After $800 Million MakeoverThe iconic Old Post Office building in downtown Chicago is sporting a new look. After decades of disrepair, it’s bright, shiny, and back in business as a huge hub for some top-notch companies thanks to an $800 million makeover.
City Club Of Chicago Says It Was Issued Subpoena, Warrant By Grand JuryThe City Club of Chicago announced late Sunday that its office was subpoenaed and issued a warrant by a federal grand jury earlier this year.
Biden Calls Attention To Chicago Teachers' Strike At New York Teacher Union Day AddressFormer Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called attention to the Chicago teachers’ strike at an event for Teacher Union Day in New York on Sunday.
New Illinois State Capitol Architect To Continue RenovationsThe new architect of the Illinois State Capitol says she wants to continue the renovation of the historic statehouse, preserve most of the surrounding buildings, and make all the structures more sustainable.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library And Museum Receives Book Collection Of Famed Biographer Benjamin ThomasBenjamin Thomas' books could be a gold mine for Lincoln scholars as many of the works contain the author's handwritten comments, observances and notations.
CTU On Bargaining Session: 'We Are Close But We Are Not There Yet'A representative from the Chicago Teachers Union stated there was some movement today, but it wasn't enough.
Top Cop Eddie Johnson Told Mayor He Was Drinking Before He Was Found Slumped Over In His CarPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson told Mayor Lori Lightfoot he had been drinking at dinner before driving early Thursday morning, and pulling over near his home and falling asleep behind the wheel, sources told CBS 2's Brad Edwards.
Disabled Ride Share User On Proposed Tax Hike: 'It's Basically A Tax On Accessibility'"Mayor Lightfoot, who is herself hard-of-hearing, needs to start taking disability inclusion into her policy making decisions and proposals. She cannot keep treating us like an afterthought. We have the right to accessible and affordable living and business in Chicago."
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Returning Donations From Former Chicago Corporation Counsel Who Sought To Block Release Of Laquan McDonald VideoSteve Patton, who led Chicago's law department under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is listed as a sponsor of the Friday event, according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Proposes $40 Million Increase In Taxes For Ride-Share TripsThe increased ride-haling taxes are aimed at relieving congestion downtown, where nearly all ride-hailing trips begin or end, according to Lightfoot’s office.
School Canceled For Friday; No Deal As Teachers' Strike ContinuesAs 25,000 teachers walked off the job and hit the picket Thursday, union and CPS negotiators met to resume efforts to hammer out an agreement.
Chicago Public Schools Teachers On Strike; Mayor Says, 'I Hope This Work Stoppage Will End Soon'A teachers’ strike is going ahead in Chicago on Thursday, after Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted unanimously to go ahead with a walkout.