The new committee chairs, whose ideas were often ignored under the Lightfoot administration, are planning big policy moves for Chicago.
Hundreds of buildings across Chicago have been cited repeatedly for violating heat-requirement ordinances, which are in effect from November through May.
Cook County Health is spending millions of dollars creating its own medical research department while it continues a yearlong investigation into the nonprofit managing its clinical trials — a move drawing criticism from research staff members and advocates.
Tiffany Henyard makes about $250,000 a year as the mayor of Dolton and the supervisor of Thornton Township. Critics blast her free spending ways while her fans cite the progress she’s made.
Mayor Brandon Johnson put the brakes on controversial pension legislation while other tax-related bills cleared the General Assembly
The mayor’s top allies say beefing up the city’s direct mental health services will be a long-term project. That means new clinics won’t open overnight.
A group of bills moving through the legislature would balloon Chicago’s and Cook County’s pension benefits at a time when taxpayers are already being pressed.
Thousands of homeowners in north and northwest Cook County are in for sticker shock this fall, data shows
Gov. J. B. Pritzker’s administration says it welcomes the goal of increasing the number of electric vehicles by 2032 but is still examining the implications of a new proposed EPA standard.
Johnson has surfaced at least a half-dozen ideas to find more money to close the city’s structural deficit. All will face high hurdles in the way of implementation.