The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday memorializing the legacy of our forgotten mayor-- the city's only woman mayor -- Jane M. Byrne.
WASHINGTON — Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.
Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan has been stripped of his power to investigate the campaign finances of Chicago aldermen. | Fran Spielman/Sun-Times
Power to investigate the campaign finances of Chicago aldermen was stripped from Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan and returned to the Board of Ethics Wednesday, prompting Khan to declare the move an effort to force him out.
Pending approval today by the City Council, Chicago will honor the legacy of Jane Byrne, its only female mayor, who served from 1979 to 1983. The plaza on which the Old Water Tower sits will be renamed Jane M. Byrne Plaza.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Dale Hopkins, center left, of Los Angeles, reacts as President Barack Obama hugs her after she told him how handsome she thinks he is. | AP Photo
He may look a bit older with his salt and pepper hair, but President Barack Obama can still throw the ladies into a frenzy.
A closer look at Bruce Rauner's campaign donor sheet shows it has something in common with Forbes magazine.
WASHINGTON — Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law.
Dan Mihalopoulos answers three questions about Carmen Berrios, her recent $25,000 county settlement and her job working for her brother, Joe.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election debate on whether to raise gasoline taxes.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
An employee at Bloom Well, a medical marijuana dispensary in Bend, Ore., holds a container of cannabis that is marked with the THC and CBD results earlier this month after it was tested in a lab to better inform their customers on the product they are looking at. (AP File Photo/The Bulletin, Ryan Brennecke)
Chicago medical marijuana dispensaries are likely coming to busy shopping areas, despite the city’s initial attempt to hide them away at the edges of the city. That means a medical marijuana dispensary could potentially open next door to a tony restaurant on Randolph Street or in River North near touristy fast food joints, according to new zoning regulations approved Tuesday by a the Chicago City Council’s Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards.
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