Ald. Carrie Austin announces she’s stepping down and four finalists emerge to replace Ald. George Cardenas.
A special council is appointed to oversee the cases against former President Donald Trump who announced his re-election effort this week. Illinois Congress members react to Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepping down from leadership. And state Republicans name new leaders in the hope of resurrecting the GOP here.
A $200 million rate hike approved for embattled Commonwealth Edison. The Workers’ Rights Amendment passes, so what does it mean for workers trying to unionize as businesses like Starbucks see workers who are trying organize stage walkouts Thursday?
Chicago doles out $13.5 million to help Save A Lot grocery stores in city’s food desserts after Mayor Lightfoot slams Whole Foods for pulling out of Englewood. And MacKenzie Scott gives $50 million to CPS, Chicago charter schools.
Greg Pratt, Chicago Tribune | @RoyalPratt @ChicagoTribune
Becky Vevea, Chalkbeat | @BeckyVevea @ChalkbeatCHI
Mariah Woelfel, WBEZ 91.5 | @MariahWoelfel @WBEZ
Steve Daniels, Crain’s Chicago Business | @SteveDaniels27 @CrainsChicago
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