The Chicago City Council is backing a casino and wants the additional revenue to pump money into local rickety infrastructure.The Black and Hispanic Caucuses successfully pushed a measure through the full City Council on Wednesday.
It’s hard to take the embarrassment factor entirely out of public events: That may be a lesson for the new Emanuel administration after Monday night’s budget town hall meeting. The gatherings take place every year; they give residents a chance to tell the mayor their priorities.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has moved back into the home that was at the center of a legal battle last year over his residency - and whether he should be allowed to run for the office of mayor.Opponents of Emanuel's mayoral candidacy contended the former White House chief of staff didn't meet the res
Today marks Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 100th day in office, and we’re taking stock of his progress. One problem he’s taken on is "food deserts," areas that don’t have much fresh food for sale.Experts say the number of Chicagoans living in food deserts stands at approximately 400,000.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn is sending more signals that he wants changes to a controversial gambling measure. For Quinn, the lobbying has never let up since lawmakers passed a casino expansion package in the spring.