Johnson says his signature development plan would rely on letting dozens of the city’s controversial TIF districts expire, and that money would be used to pay back the debt.
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Immigration attorney Qasim Rashid is challenging Foster in the Democratic primary of this suburban district. Three GOP candidates are also vying for the seat.
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Key decision makers in Illinois and Texas talk about the early months of Texas’s program to export migrants to Democratic cities like Chicago.
Davis’s Democratic challengers say it’s time for the incumbent congressman to step aside. But Davis says he has valuable seniority.
Unions representing teachers, laborers and police officers are spending big bucks to try primarying southern Illinois Republicans.
Incumbent Iris Martinez took on her own party and won four years ago. Now, she faces another tough fight from her own party for reelection.
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The governor and Cook County Board president’s funding agreement is noticeably missing a key partner — the city of Chicago.
Nine months after taking office, the Mayor makes good on a campaign promise to decommission the gunshot detection system.