Best known as Gil Grissom in the popular series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, William Petersen has a long and varied career in film, television, and theater. A native of Evanston, he's back in Chicago and currently starring in Dublin Carol at the Steppenwolf.
As the business reporter at Chicago Public Radio, I am tasked with covering the economic impact on the Chicago area. Needless to say, my plate is pretty full right now. I'm working on this story for the near future...
This morning when I got into the office everyone was talking about the Great American Job Fair taking place in Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom. The event was part of Good Morning America's job fair tour and featured a speech from Tory Johnson, GMA's workplace contributor.
I chatted with Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias about the state pension system and his E-bay auction today, and took the opportunity to ask him about his gubernatorial ambitions. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
David Walker is on a mission. The former U.S. Comptroller and current president of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation is traveling the country to break down the current financial situation for everyday Americans.
According to a new report from a D.C. group called "Good Jobs First" the state of Illinois leads the nation in the amount of sales tax receipts it lets retailers keep. The group says the national loss numbers are around $1 billion a year. Illinois accounts for $126 million of that.