City Council voted overwhelmingly in favor of Mayor Emanuel's budget proposals last week. Does the mayor wield a rubber stamp or do aldermen provide significant input? Plus, we look at Notre Dame's new place atop the BCS rankings. And Rick chats with Goose Island's John Hall.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's budget chief says drastic changes need to be made on how the state funds Medicaid and pensions. David Vaught testified Wednesday at a Senate Approporiations Committee hearing.
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., said he doesn't expect the president's 2013 budget to be voted on by Congress.President Barack Obama presented his budget Monday, proposing to cut the national deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade in part by ending the George W.