The Cook County Gun Violence Task Force will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. today at the Cook County Building's Board Room, 118 N. Clark Street, with several law enforcement officials present to provide the latest information on gun violence in the county.
The village of River Forest Board of Trustees will consider seven amendments to the village's historic preservation ordinance Feb. 22 that would change the rules for demolishing historically significant buildings.
Chicago politicians have been the leading advocates for the state of Illinois’ borrowing, but they’ve also pushed their own city to the financial brink, and are now begging suburban and downstate leaders to bail them out.
Chris Harris, who is running for state representative in the 7th District, recently called for immediate action to rectify Illinois' pension crisis, which has left the state employee pension fund $111 billion in the hole.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and fellow members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the proposed Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act (S. 357), which passed the U.S. House last month.