The Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event titled "Your Key to Success - Chamber 101," which is open to chamber members and those who would like to join the chamber, according to a chamber announcement.
As more Cook County retailers watch beverage sales spiral down following the enactment of the penny-per-ounce sales tax in August, some county board members who represent the Chicago Southland are feeling the pressure to reverse course.
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
Commuters between Burnham and Chicago’s Southeast Side can again travel over Torrence Avenue after the early completion of the reconstructed bridge over the Grand Calumet River, according to a press release from the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction worksites and damaged valuable equipment.
When the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) scheduled a strike vote earlier this year, many viewed the move as another tactic orchestrated by the union to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing his last, best offer.
Chosen for her extensive business, government and human services experience, former Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger was named deputy governor today by Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to support conquering the state’s financial ordeals.