Chicagoans will soon be paying a little more for ride-sharing services and for big concerts at places like the United Center and Wrigley Field. But with the soda tax long gone, what is the fate of county jobs?
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Illinois Republican Congressman Peter Roskam says that criticisms of the recently passed House GOP tax cut bill are “hyperbole.”
With the penny-per-ounce pop tax fizzled out, new plans to come up with the $200 million Cook County says it needs.
The City Council on Monday advanced the mayor’s 2018 budget proposal, but not without some trepidation from aldermen.
Grammy winner and Chicago native Chance the Rapper showed up at Wednesday’s City Council meeting to give aldermen—and Mayor Rahm Emanuel—a piece of his mind.
It’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city of Chicago vs. Ald. Ed Burke and President Donald Trump, so to speak.
President Donald Trump again says Chicago has the nation’s toughest gun laws. While that’s not true, local prosecutors and gun control advocates say it’s because of holes in the law that getting a gun here is so easy. Lawmakers are now considering tighter regulations in Illinois.
Former Vice President Joe Biden weighs in on the current state of affairs and on the threat posed by Russia during a speech in Chicago. Is he laying the groundwork for 2020?
Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are back home in Chicago to launch the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit.
At a book signing in Winnetka, the former Democratic presidential candidate was asked for her response to Robert Mueller’s investigation. “I have a great chapter about Russia in here,” she said, holding up her book.
With the repeal of the soda tax, Cook County officials are now searching for ways to erase a $200 million shortfall in next year’s county budget.
Chicago, Cook County and Illinois government are willing to shell out an incentive package worth around $2 billion in order to lure Amazon, according to two sources close to the bid process.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city finances are finally “back on track” after years of fiscal uncertainty and poor credit ratings. But does the claim hold true?
Some fee hikes and tax relief in the upcoming city budget. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is promising tax relief for homeowners as part of his 2018 city budget proposal.
The Cubs and Nationals finally got Game 4 in under a steady cold drizzle at Wrigley Field.
Fans had just enough time for a couple beers and hot dogs before Game 4 was postponed. “I think it’s terrible,” said one fan Tuesday afternoon.
The Cubs win Game 3 against the Washington Nationals as a scoreless pitcher’s duel gives way to a dramatic finish.
The suburban lawmaker is considering getting in the race, citing her frustration with the governor's signing of HB40.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city residents will have respite from the tax and fee increases that have socked them in recent years.
The inspector general calls it a “culture of abuse.” How he says police officers are gaming the system to collect millions in overtime pay.