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The compensation package and name of the candidate were not publicly released. The candidate goes to the County Board for approval.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Illinois surpassed 250,000 this week.
Smog from massive West Coast wildfires can be seen from Chicago to Europe.
Gig workers are now relying on a safety net program that didn’t even exist six months ago. It provides unemployment benefits to the growing number who don’t have a traditional payroll job.
Supported by Ill. Gov. JB Pritzker, the project will house an anaerobic digester and urban farming campus.
In the coming decades, climate change could impact everything from where we live to the economy. Reset spoke with two experts about what to expect.
As food insecurity rises in Chicago amid the pandemic, local food banks and grassroot initiatives are stepping in to help those in need.
Experts say new rules like eviction moratoriums could lead to a surge in foreclosures down the road.
The city is working with community organizations to hire contact tracers from neighborhoods of “high-economic hardship.”