CHICAGO The pledge by Taiwan's Foxconn to build a $10 billion factory in southern Wisconsin has ignited cross-border competition with Illinois over which state’s residents will get the jobs created by the project.
CHICAGO After trying for years to stymie the growth of charter schools in Chicago, leaders of its public school teachers' union are seeking to enlist staff from charter schools in a bid to strengthen the union’s bargaining power and tap a new source of members’ fees.
CHICAGO A fiscal 2018 budget unveiled on Friday by the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) depends on nearly $570 million in new money from the state and city that may not materialize or has not been identified.
Wisconsin is not projected to break even on a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed LCD screen plant by Taiwan's Foxconn for at least 25 years, a legislative analysis showed on Tuesday.
CHICAGO Chicago on Monday sued to prevent the
Trump administration from enforcing new policies that would
withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities that deny U.S.
immigration officials access to local jails.
CHICAGO Chicago on Monday sued to prevent the Trump administration from enforcing new policies that would withhold money from so-called sanctuary cities that deny U.S. immigration officials access to local jails.
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin's proposed $3 billion incentive package for a new LCD screen plant by Taiwan's Foxconn is in danger of being pushed through the state's Republican-controlled legislature too quickly, Democratic critics said on Thursday.
CHICAGO Illinois’ most financially distressed school districts appear capable of opening on schedule this month, but some may face shutdowns in September and possible bond-rating downgrades if $6.7 billion in state education funding remains frozen by a new round of political deadlock.
CHICAGO The Chicago Cubs on Monday gave a diamond-encrusted ring celebrating their first World Series title in 108 years to a once-reviled fan blamed for costing the team its chance at a championship in 2003.
CHICAGO A sweetened beverage tax will take
effect in Chicago on Wednesday after an Illinois judge threw out
a lawsuit by retailers that argued the measure was vague and