A proposal for a public bank has voters scratching their heads. Chicago is one of dozens of cities and states that are exploring or discussing similar proposals.
Government agencies continue to violate public records laws at high frequency despite 2009 changes intended to curb abuses.
Yes, there are offices up for election besides the crowded pool for Chicago mayor. And though you might not hear about these as often, voters should start taking note.
Straws, weed, property taxes and more. Here’s what Chicago voters should know about the referendum questions that will appear on their ballots.
New voters regularly move to Illinois hoping to exercise their right to vote. Here’s what you should know about being registered in two states and how to cast a ballot in Illinois.
Illinois primary elections force voters to ask for a partisan ballot. From primaries to the general in November, here’s what you should know about party identification and voting.
The state diagnosed problems and got federal money to address them. But the election is just weeks away and the state is racing to scale cybersecurity programs statewide, especially for local bodies with the greatest need. It’s unclear whether they’ll get this done by Nov. 6.
We realized many seniors living in Chicago public housing might not ever see our story about the failing elevators in their buildings. So we brought the story to them.