A proposed ordinance is the latest step in Chicago’s lagging effort to make streets safer for bikers.
City Plan To Ticket Drivers Who Block Bike Lanes Downtown Draws Mixed Reaction From Cycling Advocates
Even though it only applies to the Downtown area, some cycling advocates say the pilot program is a step in the right direction. Others say it’s light on details and doesn’t address pressing safety concerns.
State Officials Sued for Allowing Foster Children to Languish in Juvenile Detention
The lawsuit against the Department of Children and Family Services officials comes after an investigation by the Illinois Answers Project found that the problem was only getting worse.
Feds Probing Massive State Contract that Failed Foster Kids with Inadequate Health Care
An investigation by the Illinois Answers Project found that insurance giant Centene Corp. routinely fell short in providing basic care. Federal officials now want answers from the two state agencies overseeing the program.
Governor Will Sign into Law Measure to Prohibit State Investments in Russian Companies
Following criticism by some Republicans for failing to pass a law in April, lawmakers approved a bipartisan measure that would order state pension funds to divest from Russian stocks and bonds.