Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Commissioner Chuy Garcia announced $500,000 in new grant funding on Wednesday that will go toward restorative justice organizations
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner signed juvenile justice reform legislation Tuesday that will end the automatic transfer of 15 year-olds to adult court.
The Illinois Senate on Tuesday advanced a measure seeking a two-year property tax freeze plus changes to the state's school funding formula.
The Obama administration on Monday released its finalized Clean Power Plan, which looks to slash carbon emissions from existing U.S. power plants.
A new citywide Chicago ordinance cracking down on plastic bags takes effect Saturday.
A Chicago Public Schools advisory council has determined that the district and Intrinsic Schools should withdraw a proposal to open a North Side charter school.
The Chicago City Council's Progressive Reform Caucus released a list of fiscal reforms the group would like to see implemented as a means to achieve "fairness for working families in the 2016 budget process."
Fitch Ratings downgraded the Chicago Board of Education credit rating to junk Monday afternoon.
Medicaid marks its 50th anniversary this week, and a new report examines the lifelong benefits the program has provided to some of Illinois' most vulnerable children.