Illinois Senate Plans Statewide Hearings On Capital BillFuture hearings are planned through April in Decatur, Edwardsville, Elgin and Peoria.
Governor Pritzker: 'I Choose A Fair Tax System To Get Us Out Of This Mess'"We need fundamental tax reform. I choose a fair tax system to get us out of this mess."
Does Chicago Need Fewer Aldermen? 'It Would Be Better Served By Better Aldermen'Does Chicago need 50 aldermen on the City Council? CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory crunches the numbers.
Chicago Judge OKs Obama Presidential Center LawsuitThe ruling doesn't mean the group will necessarily prevail, but confirms the suit poses a formidable threat to the project in Jackson Park. The suit argues that laws bar new developments in a 26 mile chain of lakeside parks.
Pritzker Signs Law Raising Illinois Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour By 2025The minimum wage in Illinois will gradually rise to $15 an hour by 2025, after Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation that lays out regular wage increases starting next year.
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."
Chicago International Charter Schools Teachers End Strike With Deal For Pay Raises, Smaller Class SizesAfter nine school days on the picket lines, striking teachers at four Chicago charter schools have reached a tentative agreement with management, and will return to class on Tuesday.
Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant ImpactSens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth along with Reps. Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood sent Gov. Tony Evers a letter saying stormwater run-off from the plant would drain into the Des Plaines River watershed and could worsen flooding in Illinois' Lake County, which covers the northeastern corner of Illinois and is just north of Cook County, which includes Chicago.
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.
House Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Sends Bill To Gov. PritzkerBusiness groups want a tiered minimum wage with lower base levels in parts of the state with lower costs of living.
Illinois U.S. Rep. Kinzinger Deployed To US-Mexican Border With Guard UnitThe 40-year-old represents the state's 16th district, which includes parts of northern and central Illinois. He is a pilot and veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He was elected to Congress in 2010.
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."