Stocks fall the most since Trump's election
U.S. stocks tumbled today amid growing concern that pro-growth policies won't sail through Congress. Chicago-area bank stock losses ranged from 1.9% for Northern Trust to 6.2% for Wintrust.
CTA projects, winter heating bill assistance, neighborhood improvement grants and money for Great Lakes cleanup all are on the chopping block.
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.
The state senator from Evanston tries to tap different political veins in becoming the latest Democrat to announce for governor.
Treasurer Kurt Summers does a good job boosting returns on short-term investment of city cash. But should all proceeds go to the mayor's new neighborhood fund when Chicago has so many needs?
Only 36 percent of registered voters now approve of the job Rauner is doing as governor. A total of 58 percent disapprove.
Progressive groups and a pair of Democratic lawmakers say it's time for Illinois to join places like California in boosting pay, but industry groups object.
It is customary, though not automatic, for the country's 93 U.S. attorneys to leave their positions once a new president is in office.
These great Chicago-area nonprofits need your support.