Illinois Governor Pat Quinn said Tuesday that he hopes to avoid calling a special session of the legislature in September over work-rule changes at McCormick Place convention center.The governor met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and legislative leaders Tuesday morning to discuss the issue, but did
Union leaders say they have found ways to save Chicago about $242 million that will also save the jobs of as many as 625 workers who Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to lay off.On Tuesday, union leaders said they'd delivered a report to Emanuel's office that takes aim at a bloated middle mana
Chicago's Inspector General says he's found a major conflict of interest that exposes how business leaders in the city can help guarantee government money for their own companies. World Business Chicago is an organization funded by the city tasked with growing Chicago's economy.
Cook County Clerk David Orr said he expects gambling to become an increasingly bigger issue for lobbyists in the coming year.Lobbyists were paid nearly $1 million and made 632 contacts with Cook County officials so far this year, according to a government website that tracks lobbying in the county.O
Mayor Rahm Emanuel reached the end of his mayoral honeymoon, according to the Christian Science Monitor. The verdict comes after the mayor walked out on an interview last week with Mary Ann Ahern, a political reporter for NBC 5 Chicago.