Ninety-seven percent of Chicago Teachers Union's members who participated in a "practice contract poll/mock strike vote" last week said "they will vote to authorize a strike, if needed," the union said Monday.
The Chicago Teachers Union's (CTU) Political Action and Legislative Committee has released their early endorsements for the March primary elections.
The conservative-leaning Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals sided against the Obama administration Monday in a case involving the president's executive orders on immigration.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle formally proposed a 1 percent hotel tax at Monday's special board meeting.
Eight medical marijuana dispensaries are set to open in Illinois Monday.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has tweaked legislation aimed at preventing the administration from making it harder for seniors and people with disabilities to qualify for home services programs.
The Rauner administration has reached a deal with business and labor groups on a plan for unemployment insurance changes, the governor's office announced Monday.
President Barack Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline application and lamented the amount of political energy the proposal has consumed.
The United Neighborhood Organization (UNO), the parent organization of the UNO Charter School Network, is facing potential bankruptcy, according to media reports.