Vallas gave back $500 from Deborah Quazzo in 2019, but the businesswoman has donated $7,500 to his campaign in next month’s election.
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Frayed public health leaders left their posts in droves as the pandemic wore on. Not Arwady — she is steeling herself for her next front.
CPS warned Lightfoot aide over emails seeking student volunteers before campaign defended recruitment effort
Lightfoot, who has since apologized, has faced heavy criticism and is under scrutiny by the inspectors general for both the school district and the city.
CPS to consider science, social studies marks instead of standardized tests for advancing to the next grade
The district is placing more focus on core subjects and helping students who are falling behind so they aren’t held back.
How to register to vote, find your polling place and mail your ballot in Chicago’s election for mayor, aldermen and district council races.
Chicago Public Schools renewed contracts for 35 schools on Wednesday, but with shorter term lengths than in the past and new conditions to meet.
U.S. Rep. Jesús ‘Chuy’ García steps down from congressional committee that oversaw cryptocurrency industry
García has been criticized for accepting donations from a now-federally charged former crypto magnate, but a spokesperson says the congressman stepped down for other reasons.
The challenges keep coming in reaction to a new state law that gun owners say violates their Second Amendment rights.