Each city has its way but Chicago’s mayor is changing a longtime method for naming a police leader.
Can Governor Rauner and state Republican leadership wrest control of the Chicago Public School system from Mayor Rahm Emanuel?
Rahm Emanuel, who vows not to resign and disputes claims of withholding the Laquan McDonald police shooting tape for political purposes, cannot be plucked from office by a Chicago recall effort.
A public-private task force seeks a new buyer or tenant for the automaker’s mammoth plant. But government may be reluctant to sweeten a deal with tax credits or other incentives, a Rescuing Illinois report finds.
New Department of Assets, Information and Services reduced spending growth by $1.8 million per year post-merger, exceeding $1 million savings target.
Responding to BGA questionnaire, candidates outline their reform plans.
Municipalities must recognize the danger of the local debt crisis and use it as an opportunity to regain control of their finances and fate.
“When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters-one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity.” — President John F. Kennedy
The Village of Lansing knows there’s a big problem with the way it’s awarding some public pensions. Lansing’s leaders just need to show some courage and fix it.
While the state’s latest legislative session ends with a whimper and not the big bang of much-needed public pension reform, taxpayers can still chalk up a few important victories.