Mayor Daley's ordering a six-day partial shutdown of city government and unions are crying "foul." Rich Samuels fills us in on the eve of the mayor's budget message.
8th Congressional District Forum
Elizabeth Brackett continues our candidate forums with Congresswoman Melissa Bean and her Republican challenger Steve Greenberg.
Fixing the Economy
Unites States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson implores the banks benefiting from the bailout to spread the money to customers. We discuss how the $250 billion infusion will affect the economy.
Chicago Matters: Growing Forward
In our high-tech driven society there is growing problem when it comes to properly disposing of electronic waste. In our ongoing Chicago Matter's series, "Growing Forward," Christian Farr investigates how the e-waste problem is being tackled in Illinois.
- Environmental Law and Policy Center
- United States Postal Service Mail-Back Program
- City of Chicago Household Chemicals and Computer Recycling
- Intercon Solutions
Chicago's Joffrey Ballet finally has a new and permanent home. Hedy Weiss takes us on a tour.
Candidate Free Time
We hear from the office seekers in the Ninth Congressional District.
Commentator Judy Baar Topinka, a member of the RTA board, has some thoughts about a proposed transportation hub at Block 37.