For the first time in decades, Chicago has a say in who its treasurer will be. But what the hell does the treasurer even do?
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
Mayoral candidate Bill Daley’s proposed City Council cuts don’t sound so bad with aldermen talking like mobsters.
Bus advocates say that, due to an anemic schedule, the route never really had a chance.
A proposal to add affordable apartments near O’Hare was denied, putting aldermen at risk of losing power through a lawsuit from the developer.
After a City Council setback, the #NoCopAcademy campaign reflects on strategy—and aldermen on both sides of the issue respond.
The animosity between Illinois’s largest city and its smaller towns is almost as old as the state itself.
Also, Chicago is close to surpassing 600 homicides for the second year in a row.
Also, Rauner signs automatic voter registration and immigration bills.
Responding to a campaign to remove tributes to the Mussolini henchman, some Chicagoans defend Italo Balbo’s legacy.
Also, J.B. Pritzker’s health-care plan involves letting anyone buy into Medicaid.
It’s good to see Democrats moving to the left as the gubernatorial primary ramps up—but what have they done for you lately?
Also, alderman Ameya Pawar says Democrats contributed to the rise of Rauner and Trump.
But incumbent Republican governor Bruce Rauner seems to be skeptical of legalization.
Also, Obama is reportedly returning to Chicago for two events Wednesday.