Despite the coronavirus, animal rescues are still happening across the U.S. What restrictions are there, especially in states like Illinois where a “stay at home” order remains in place?
COVID-19 is touching nearly every aspect of our daily lives — including where we go and how we get there. What are the public transit agencies doing to respond?
Pritzker this week ordered restaurants closed for dine-in customers. How can he do that and what does the public need to know about how the closures are enforced?
What unanswered questions do you have about how public officials in Chicago, Cook County and Illinois are responding to the COVID-19 outbreak? Ask them and our BGA reporters may answer them.
The line between legitimate campaign expenses and illegal personal spending is blurry, especially at the state level. So, what’s allowed and what’s off-limits?
Reporter Alejandra Cancino follows up on readers questions received about the BGA’s investigation into O’Hare International Airport.
A slew of democratic socialists now sit on the Chicago City Council. How did that happen, and what does that mean for city politics?
The term “alderman” is used for all Chicago City Council members, regardless of gender. Some incoming aldermen say it’s time to update the title.
Here’s how Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot’s platforms compare on key environmental issues in Chicago, plus what activists want to see from the new mayor.
Though there aren’t any citywide measures, voters in some wards and precincts will weigh in on rent control, marijuana funds and more.