Back by popular demand: The Back Room Deal features radio personality and longtime Reader political writer Ben Joravsky arguing local Chicago politics with Reader senior writer Maya Dukmasova. With sharp wit and stinging analysis, Joravsky and Dukmasova cut through the smokey haze of the elections to offer you a glimpse of the 2020 Chicago-area Illinois […]
The latest Daley to run for office attracts the interest—and checks—of many of the city’s powerful
A roundup of the 2010 Illinois primaries.
Believe it or not, some of the more interesting and important offices up for grabs tomorrow are the seats on the board of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.
How will the Chicago Sun-Times cover criticism of a massive public bond issue managed by the paper’s new owner?
State officials say they expect to receive about $280 million in stimulus funds for environmental projects.
The Chicago River cleanup debate is detailed in an excellent story by a Northwestern grad student.
State officials are holding a hearing Monday evening on new pollution standards for Chicago-area waterways.
From this week’s cover story: the water rec district, charged with protecting our environment, is spending taxpayer money on gas guzzlers its board members get to drive wherever they like.
What–no more drinking, seat-shifting, or crazy talk at Water Rec board meetings?
Parade review: the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District takes its float seriously.