An Obama Foundation program that has trained hundreds of young leaders across Africa, Asia and Europe is being expanded to include the U.S.
New state Senate GOP leader welcomes billionaires’ bucks but warns party must ‘diversify our fundraising’
“We have to broaden that appeal because we’re getting heavily outspent in all our races all across the state,” new state Senate Minority Leader John Curran said.
One week after the election, the Associated Press on Tuesday reported that the workers’ rights amendment was approved by more than 50% of all votes cast last week — securing its passage.
Newly released vote totals suggest State Sen. Michael Hastings has won a narrow victory over GOP foe Patrick Sheehan.
The Bring Chicago Home ordinance, which advocates want on the ballot for February’s citywide election, aims to fight homelessness.
Homeowners were set to see lower property tax bills, but that doesn’t seem to be in the cards.
Democrats secured control of the U.S. Senate with a win in Nevada. The House is still up in the air.
An Illinois lawmaker says the state needs a single government agency to simplify regulation of the legal cannabis industry.
Chicago aldermen say the city needs a department of environment — not an office. But what’s the difference?
Smaller and with less of a budget than many city departments, Lightfoot’s new climate office lacks enforcement power most of all, detractors say.
Ahead of the midterms, UChicago’s GenForward survey found young voters were ready to cast ballots. That high turnout stopped a GOP rout.