Ald. Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez (33rd) told the Illinois Answers Project she was disheartened by nonprofit leaders who showed their opposition for an ordinance that would bar employers from interfering in union organizing efforts.
A new law banning assault weapons is facing an uphill legal battle with scholars hesitant to say it will survive challenges
The trendy debt maneuver has been tried in other major cities with some success
Sean Morrison, who is also chairman of the Cook County Republican Party, raked in the money in a tight reelection race from a nonprofit that has financial ties to a PAC funded by billionaire Ken Griffin.
Legal scholars say without those protections abortion opponents in other states might be able to sue or prosecute Illinois residents.
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.
Tax-increment financing districts raked in $1.6 billion in 2021, accounting for nearly 10 cents of every dollar in taxes paid by Cook County property owners last year.
The city’s development initiative, Invest South/West has brought hope to areas long ignored by developers and the promise of hundreds of millions of dollars. But some residents say they’ve been left out of real decision-making on the major projects coming to their areas.
Clerk Karen Yarbrough says her office has rooted out clout-based hiring. Attorney Michael Shakman isn’t so sure.
For the first time this year, taxing bodies will automatically charge property owners for governments’ taxation errors.