Chicago’s longest-sitting alderman has recused himself 464 times in the last eight years, far more than all other aldermen combined. Following recent federal raids, questions of his conflicts of interest have arisen again.
New research shows toxic threats are greatest in minority neighborhoods near industrial areas. Interactive map also shows pollution dangers near your home.
Una nueva investigación muestra que las amenazas tóxicas son mayores en los pequeños vecindarios cercanos a las áreas industriales. El estudio, según los activistas, puede contribuir en la lucha por la reubicación de la industria sucia en sus comunidades.
Illinois has the most police and fire pension funds in the country, and many are underfunded. Use our tool to see how your town’s funds measure up.
For the fourth year in a row, Metra is planning to raise fares. Use our calculator to see how much the hikes have cost riders so far.
Included in the budget Illinois lawmakers approved on July 6th was a 1.2 percentage point increase in Illinois’ income tax rate. Use our custom-made calculator to figure out how it impacts you and your family.