The first open enrollment period started just a year ago for health insurance available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and now state leaders are looking ahead to year two.
A negotiation session between Waukegan teachers union officials and school District 60 representatives will be held Monday in an effort to resolve a strike that began last Thursday.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to offer a free education at City Colleges to students who graduate with at least a 3.0 GPA will reportedly cost an estimated $2 million in its first year.
The Supreme Court announced on Thursday that it will take up six cases during its new term that starts Monday.
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials say the district won't approve any new charter schools to open next year.
Chicago's Zoning Board of Appeals will hold hearings on the first round of applications for potential medical marijuana dispensary locations in the city later this month.
The nation's unemployment rate ticked down to 5.9 percent in September and the economy added 248,000 jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
A federal appeals court has denied a request by retired Chicago workers for a freeze on health insurance premium increases until the issue is solved by the courts.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says hikes to property, sales or fuel taxes in the 2015 budget are off the table. Other fee increases, however, could still be a possibility.