Illinois drivers are yet another group being impacted by the ongoing budget stalemate, which is now in its eighth month.
The population of eagles in Illinois has hit record numbers in recent years, and conservationists are celebrating the bird's success this weekend.
President Barack Obama proposed his last budget of his presidency Tuesday, releasing a $4.1 trillion spending plan for the 2017 fiscal year.
Chicago Public Schools announced details of school budget cuts on Tuesday.
Chicago aldermen and community groups are pressing for city council action on a resolution in support of directing tax increment financing (TIF) surplus funds to the cash-strapped Chicago Public Schools.
Eastern Illinois University is set to layoff 198 civil service workers as a direct result of the state budget impasse, the school's president said Monday.
The city of Chicago is expanding access to free preschool education to 1,000 additional low-income students, the mayor's office announced Sunday.
The U.S. economy added a less-than-expected 151,000 jobs in January, and the nation's unemployment rate ticked down to an eight-year low, according to the Labor Department.
City Colleges of Chicago faculty issued a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Cheryl Hyman at Thursday's board of trustees meeting.