Illinois is the number-one state in the Midwest for the amount jobs in the clean-energy field, according to a new report.
As Illinois continues to grapple with a higher-than-average unemployment rate, House lawmakers are debating their federal budget this week, which could affect the state's job climate.
The Chicago Public Schools would lose $74 million in state aid under an education funding plan unveiled by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner Tuesday.
Thomas Vranas, co-owner of SUPES Academy, pleaded guilty Tuesday as part of the multimillion-dollar kickback case involving former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett.
Students in Chicago and across the country plan to rally Wednesday as part of a national day of action to protest against college debt and racism on campuses.
Chicago aldermen plan to introduce an earned paid sick days ordinance at Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting.
Activists plan to put pressure on Cook County commissioners to pass the so-called "Responsible Business Act."
Over 1,200 community leaders with the Chicago grassroots group ONE Northside gathered Sunday to rally support for state legislation that would close $2.5 billion annually in corporate tax loopholes.
Democratic congressmen from Illinois wrote to Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner Monday, urging him to take action on the higher education funding crisis in the state.