Automakers have a "wide range of cost-effective technologies" at their disposal to meet 2025 fuel economy and greenhouse gas standards for cars and light trucks.
But they may fall short of achieving the proposed fleet-wide fuel economy average of 54.5 miles per gallon (mpg) by 2025 because of increased demand for SUVs and pickups.
That assessment came from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and the California Air Resources Board in a recent report.
A Cook County minimum wage proposal is expected to be the subject of a Tuesday committee hearing.
Illinois added a net 7,400 jobs last month, while the unemployment rate held steady at 5.5 percent, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) reported Thursday.
Most states are spending less on K-12 education now than they did before the Great Recession. Illinois, however, is among the exceptions, according to a new report.
A redevelopment plan for Chicago's former Harold Ickes Homes advanced Tuesday, with the Chicago Housing Authority's Board approving $3.6 million in predevelopment loans for the project.
Expansion of the U.S. criminal justice system over the past three decades has come with a hefty price tag: $3.4 trillion nationwide and $83 billion in Illinois, according to a new report.
A federal magistrate judge issued a recommendation on Tuesday to deny a preliminary injunction sought by plaintiffs challenging a suburban Illinois school district's locker room policy for transgender students.
A strike by the union representing Chicago teachers at the UNO Charter School Network (UCSN) has been averted.
Women working in the Chicagoland hospitality industry "face a high level of sexual harassment" at local casinos and hotels, according to a new survey from Unite Here Local 1.