The state of Illinois is hoping investors will snap up $800 million worth of bonds next week. The investment world has not looked kindly on Illinois bonds in recent years as the state has struggled with a mountain of debt.
State lawmakers return to Springfield today for unfinished business.The first item on their agenda is a list of construction projects that stalled last month due to budget wrangling between the House and Senate.
Tuesday millions of Americans will practice democracy as they take to the polls and cast their ballots. But residents of Chicago’s 49th Ward recently got the chance to exercise their democratic bent in a different way.