Environmental groups propose law requiring elementary schools to test drinking fountains, other sources. Legislator cites lessons from Flint, CPS.
Even though a majority of public school educators are women, few graduate to the top positions.
Just as one dispute involving overpayments is settled, another one begins.
The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund miscalculated retirement benefits and overpaid retirees by $2.78 million. Now pensioners are asked to pay the money back.
Adding to the city’s financial burdens, the number of high-paid workers ballooned by 92 percent since 2013.
New state law inspired by BGA investigations. Meals, hotels and other expenses will get tougher scrutiny.
Prompted in part by BGA findings, legislator proposes limits on travel, excursions by elected officials.
But state’s attorney originally targeted alleged victim – then waited two years to prosecute officer. With an election ahead, cop’s lawyer asks if “politics” are in play.
Prosecutor working under Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez failed to collect evidence in high-profile case alleging sexual assault at university campus in Chicago.
Bounced by Democratic Party, Circuit Court clerk scrambles to stay in race, and enlists the help of her government employees to do so.