Tags : chicago

Every Chicago labor contract has expired: Your guide to the negotiations
Aug 25, 2017

Over the next two years the City of Chicago will negotiate new contracts with all of its labor un...

Chicago sues over sanctuary city threat; Sessions fires back
Aug 07, 2017

By Michael Tarm and Sophia Tareen | AP  CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight ag...

If you thought the tax hike was bad, wait until you see SB 1
Jul 26, 2017

Guest view A 32 percent tax hike wasn't enough, now the Democrats’ school funding formula wi...

Report: Poverty tied to violence in minority neighborhoods
Jul 24, 2017

People of color who live in poverty stricken areas are more likely to be in an area where they wi...

MPC: Most African Americans leaving Chicago, Cook County are low income
Jul 10, 2017

New detailed population estimates released [in June] by the U.S. Census Bureau show that Cook Cou...

Big property tax hikes coming for Chicago homeowners
Jun 13, 2017

Chicago homeowners: Be prepared, the taxman is coming. Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office ...

Miller: Chicago in the middle of the Rauner, Madigan budget war
Jun 12, 2017

As we've all seen over the past several months, Gov. Bruce Rauner is adamantly refusing to provid...

Job growth across Illinois metro areas slowing, Chicago keeps shrinking
May 25, 2017

A week after announcing the state shed 7,200 nonfarm jobs in April, local unemployment figures re...

What does Illinois have to say about the Comey firing?
May 10, 2017

Well, the last 24 hours have been fun, hasn’t it? What? You haven't heard about what happened t...

'Growth or Insolvency' – a falsely-framed choice for Chicago?
Apr 28, 2017

This piece originally appeared on Bill’s Blog at Truth in Accounting.  Last week, The Civic...


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