The Chicago Park District voted to approve a plan for public parkland on the south side to be transferred to the city.
Newton Minow on his 10 Tips for the Governor-Elect
As a Democrat who voted for Republican Bruce Rauner, Newton Minow joins us to talk about his 10 tips for our new governor-elect to help make him an effective governor.
Chicago has been synonymous with election chicanery in the past, but Election Board officials today are describing a new controversy that they say they've never seen before. Paris Schutz has the latest on that, and more on how voters are being asked to amend the Illinois Constitution when they vote tomorrow.
Carol Marin and her panel look behind the latest poll numbers for the upcoming elections.
The Illinois Senate passes Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pension reform bill. View our interactive graphic to see how Senate members voted.
Voter turnout in Chicago is expected to be around 16 percent for the March Primary Election, according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. The low turnout benefited the debut of electronic poll books in Chicago's precincts. Read an article.
At the Tuesday, March 18 Primary Election, the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago will use electronic poll books to check in voters instead of paper poll books. Read an article.
The Chicago School Board voted Wednesday to approve seven new charter schools in the city. Many parents, as well as the Chicago Teachers Union, have said they will protest any expansion following the closing last year of 50 neighborhood schools. We have the latest on the vote and reaction to it. View a graphic and a map on the new proposed charter schools.
The Illinois Senate passes pension reform by 30-24-3. View an interactive vote graphic to see how each member voted.