President Barack Obama has nominated Penny Pritzker for the job of U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has proposed a capital budget of $162
million for fiscal year 2014, district officials announced yesterday.
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is against increasing Illinois’ highway speed to 70 mph, according to one representative.
The Illinois Senate passed a gambling expansion bill Wednesday that would bring five new casinos to the state, including one in Chicago.
Teachers for UNO, the United Neighborhood Association, charter schools voted to unionize today; allowing the American Federation of Teachers' (IFT) Chicago Alliance of Charter School Teachers and Staff (Chicago ACTS) to represent them.
The Chicago May Day rallies can be viewed live on CANTV and here online.
House Speaker Michael Madgian 227-page revision to pension bill SB 1 passed a House committee vote today.
Three people have been taken into custody in connection with the Boston
Marathon bombing investigation.
Housing and community activists rallied in South Austin yesterday in a
push for the "Keep Chicago Renting" ordinance, which would allow
renters to stay in foreclosed buildings.