Schmich on Cabrini

08/19/2010

The last people in Cabrini-Green Read More...

Changes on the way for City Colleges

08/18/2010

Hermene Hartman breaks down remedial education in the City College system. Read More...

Blago retrial could hurt midterm elections

08/18/2010

It's all about the headlines. Read More...

Daley: No city money for new Loop to O'Hare rail

08/18/2010

Plans to build privately financed high-speed rail from the Loop to O'Hare have caught the eye of international investors Read More...

Fioretti looks good

08/18/2010

Crain's Greg Hinz lays out 2nd Ward Alderman Bob Fioretti's not so official platform for a run against Mayor Daley Read More...

CTA crashes once a day

08/16/2010

The Chicago Transit Authority logs nearly one accident every day making it the national leader out pacing nine of the nations largest cities. Read More...

1,200 CPS employees getting pink slips this week

08/09/2010

The Sun-Times reports 1,200 layoff notices will hit the mailboxes of CPS employees this week. The paper reports the school district is looking to close a $370 million dollar budget gap. Read More...

Tribune ed board: Unlock the TIF districts

08/06/2010

The Chicago Tribune's editorial board says the city's $655 million budget gap means it is time to declare a TIF surplus and return TIF funds that are not earmarked for specific projects back to the city, county and other taxing bodies. Read More...

As many as seven city council members to quit?

08/02/2010

In a column today about how Uptown Ald. Helen Shiller (46th) won't seek another term on city council next year, the Sun-Times' Laura Washington writes that "as many as seven Council members will not stand for re-election." Read More...

City budget shortfall: $654 million

07/30/2010

The city's budget shortfall for '11 is $654 million, the Tribune reports. Read More...