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The Illinois House narrowly approved the same-sex marriage bill that passed in the senate earlier this year. Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney joins us to with the latest.

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The Chicago City Council passed the mayor's revised parking meter deal by 39-11. Paris Schutz has the latest.

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Is it worth it? Chicago School Board President David Vitale joins us to discuss the board’s polarizing decision to close 50 schools.

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After months of community meetings, debate and protest, the Chicago School Board is set to vote on possibly closing 54 schools. Elizabeth Brackett previews Wednesday's vote.

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The Chicago Public School Board will vote on school closings on Wednesday. Carol Marin and her guests have the latest.

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Chicago teachers are ramping up their strike threat as the Board of Education readies to vote on a budget. Paris Schutz has the latest on why contract negotiations are appearing to stall.

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Nearly 90 percent of Chicago teachers authorize a strike. Elizabeth Brackett has the latest.

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Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis

Chicago Public Schools reaches a deal with its service employees union. Could a teachers contract be close behind? We speak with Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis.

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The Illinois Senate followed the House of Representatives and overwhelmingly approved a plan Thursday to begin charging retired state workers, lawmakers, judges and university workers for their health insurance, according to the Chicago Sun-Times

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The mayor's controversial infrastructure trust sails through City Council. Now what? Paris Schutz has the latest.

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In a City Council shocker, under increased scrutiny, Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls off the vote on his controversial infrastructure trust. But the speed camera plan sails through. Paris Schutz has the latest.

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Despite pleas from the teachers union, school activists and parents, the Chicago School Board approved plans to turnaround, phase out or close 17 Chicago Public Schools. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

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