A political action committee largely funded by the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association has blown the contribution caps in the Cook County Board’s 17th District race in the closing weeks of the campaign.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have winnowed down the list of potential monitors to help oversee the Chicago Police Department consent decree from nine to four.
Efforts to remake former industrial land along the Chicago River west of The Loop advanced Thursday, after the Plan Commission gave the green light to the massive redevelopment of the Tribune printing plant.
Mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle may have lost out on getting Chance The Rapper’s endorsement this week, but she will head to the Northwest Side Thursday to pick up endorsements from two leading progressive lawmakers.
At the Cook County Board’s last meeting before budget hearings begin, commissioners made quick — and largely unanimous — work of their long agenda.
Efforts to remake former industrial land along the Chicago River west of The Loop will take center stage at Thursday’s meeting of the Plan Commission.