The parent company of the local utility giant publicly acknowledged for the first time that civil and criminal penalties could be coming.
The budget plan includes a boost in military spending and major cuts to the social safety net this year.
The Lightfoot administration is cracking down on General Iron Industries, a scrap metal shredding company known for polluting the North Side.
Activists want the city to buy out ComEd’s infrastructure and start up a public utility. But Lightfoot says Chicago doesn’t have the money.
After Iowa’s debacle, the Democratic presidential nominating contest has moved to New Hampshire. Follow NPR’s coverage.
In this special episode of The NPR Politics Podcast, Asma Khalid travels to candidate events around the state of New Hampshire and speaks with reporters from NPR and New Hampshire Public Radio about the themes of the race days before the first-in-the-nation primary.This episode: NPR correspondents Asma Khalid, Scott Detrow, and Mara Liasson; New Hampshire Public Radio reporters Lauren Choolijian, Sarah Gibson, and Casey McDermott. Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at email@example.com.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.
Advocates say a city takeover of ComEd could mean cleaner energy and more public accountability. But the initial cost could be huge.
The feds’ interest represents a new potential avenue of their probe into a once-powerful Springfield lobbyist who’s already facing scrutiny.
At the end of a busy week in American politics, seven Democrats took the stage in New Hampshire ahead of the state’s Tuesday primary.Each candidate made the case for his or her own electability in a still-crowded field, a topic that remains top of mind for Democratic voters after a chaotic caucus in Iowa. In particular, they spoke at length about how their platforms would help Americans of color.This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and campaign correspondents Scott Detrow and Asma Khalid.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.
Seven candidates are meeting onstage in New Hampshire for the first Democratic presidential primary debate of February. The night follows a major issue with the results of the first contest of 2020.