Could these promising possibilities lessen Chicago's pain?
Our approaches to violence prevention, law enforcement, criminal justice and poverty eradication are in desperate need of repair and reform. Even so, glimmers of hope are emerging.
In Illinois, nearly half of Medicaid recipients are children. Before the GOP rushes through a bill that decimates Medicaid, we urge Congress to better protect our youngest residents.
A looming contest over board representation for McDonald's franchisees comes at a delicate time in the fast-food chain's relationship with the owners of most of its restaurants.
Now that Starboard has also withdrawn from Macy's, investors should, too. Why wait on the obstinate retailer to change its behavior when even its most ardent believers have moved on?
Of all the shows now going on with the new president, few will be as entertaining as the awkward little dance between the newbie POTUS and the veteran Chicago mayor.
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Gov. Bruce Rauner started the budget war with Illinois Democrats. But in his latest budget speech, he made it clear he now wants to negotiate a peace pact with them.
Maybe you think you haven't felt direct effects of Springfield's budget stalemate. But maybe you just didn't realize that our state's declining economic well-being is tied to that very standoff.
These great Chicago-area nonprofits need your support.