Illinois Rep. Kelly Cassidy, a frequent Madigan critic, spent more than $11,000 on legal fees tied to the federal probe of the ex-speaker, but later deleted the MJM reference.
The Democratic-drawn map expected Friday may offer the party a net gain of three seats over Republicans, but who’s out remains to be seen.
Inspector General Joe Ferguson is sounding the alarms on the Fire Department and City Council committees during his last week in office.
Chicago is preparing for a second White House visit this week — this time from first lady Jill Biden to honor Hispanic Heritage Month.
“We know that sexual abuse is endemic at the park district and to fully remove it, we need to go through and clean up the whole system at the park district,” said Ald. Scott Waguespack.
Longtime parks CEO Michael Kelly quit hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot pushed for his firing.
The smelly problem is due to a broken “plug” in the garbage trucks, officials say, and they’re working to replace them.
The city’s parks board met with an outside lawyer for hours behind closed doors. But the board ended up taking no action against their CEO.
City workers who don’t report their vaccine status starting Oct. 15 won’t get paid. The plan’s getting more pushback from at least one union.
Why Michael Kelly’s contract makes it difficult for the Park District to oust him over lifeguard abuse scandal
Under one scenario, the embattled CEO could get $154,000 in taxpayer-funded severance pay.