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PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
Wed Sep 10, 2014

Chicago City Council Roundup: Inspector General’s Authority, SROs & CHA Oversight

Progress Illinois provides some of the highlights from Wednesday's Chicago City Council meeting.

PI Original
by Bob Skolnik
Wed Mar 19, 2014

Boykin Wins Crowded Democratic Race For Cook County Board’s 1st District Seat

Fueled by more than $100,000 of his own money and the backing of Congressman Danny Davis (D-Chicago), Richard Boykin won the hotly contested race for the Cook County Board's Democratic nomination in the 1st District.  We provide a closer look at the race and Boykin's victory.

PI Original
by Matthew Blake
Mon Jul 23, 2012

Fate Of Gambling Expansion Bill Remains Unclear, Doubts Swirl Around Potential For Job Creation

Gov. Pat Quinn appears poised to reject a major gambling expansion bill the Illinois General Assembly passed in May, citing ethical concerns. There are also questions about whether SB1849 will deliver the thousands of jobs its supporters promise, a central reason gaming expansion is appealing in the first place.