A proposed ordinance to establish mandatory paid sick leave in Cook County is under consideration by board members.
Housekeepers at Chicago's Hotel Burnham are rallying this afternoon for affordable health care.
From paid sick days to regulations on popular sharing services like Airbnb and Uber, Progress Illinois rounds up highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting.
Illinois is proceeding with plans for the stalled passenger rail project linking the Quad Cities to Chicago.
Proposed Chicago regulations on ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have the companies threatening to cease operations in the city.
A Chicago charter school closed Thursday as a result of funding uncertainty because of the state budget impasse.
Chicago parents rallied on the city's Northwest Side Friday morning to press for state and city solutions to the budget crisis at Chicago Public Schools.
Chicago workers burst into cheers Thursday after a city council committee advanced legislation to make earned paid sick leave a requirement in the Windy City.
Housing activists interrupted Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's speech at the Crain's Future of Chicago Conference Wednesday morning.