Progress Illinois provides highlights from the last Chicago City Council meeting of 2014.
The Chicago City Council voted 46-4 to approve Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2015 budget. Progress Illinois provides highlights from the council debate on the $7.3 billion spending plan.
Progress Illinois previews the 11th congressional district race between incumbent Democrat Bill Foster and Republican challenger State Rep. Darlene Senger.
Progress Illinois provides highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting.
Critics of GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's stance on labor issues say his proposed policies would spell bad news for Illinois workers, retirees and unions.
Three major labor unions in Chicago want Mayor Rahm Emanuel to end ‘toxic’ interest-rate swaps with banks — deals they say cost the city and the public school district more than $100 million each year.
Progress Illinois provides some of the highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting.
Organizations and individuals across the country are taking to social media on Tuesday as part of a new campaign to promote policies designed to strengthen the economic security of women and families.
The launch of the social media movement coincides with Women's Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of women winning the right to vote on August 26, 1920.
Those participating in the campaign are organizing under the hashtag "WEmatter" on Twitter and other social media outlets.
Progress Illinois provides highlights from Tuesday's Chicago City Council hearing on mental health services.