The Chicago Reporter
Investigating race and poverty since 1972 2017-03-28T23:45:27Z
Updated: 21 min 18 sec ago
Here’s a roundup of how the Trump administration’s stated policy goals would interact with local laws on immigrant and religious protections, healthcare, housing, education and law enforcement.
We’ve combed through the full text of the DOJ’s civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department to highlight key excerpts and new data, and to provide context to the findings.
Four years after mass school closures on the South and West sides, the district dashes community's say in repurposing the vacant buildings.
In a bipartisan vote, lawmakers approved extending EDGE tax credits, a costly program shown to be ineffective at maintaining jobs in the state.
Thousands attended a final speech by President Barack Obama, marking the end of his historic administration.
Activists are targeting provisions that shield officers from accountability for reform but the process is unlikely to be easy, or cheap.
As Chicagoans enter an era with Trump as president and Emanuel as mayor, the factory workers’ occupation offers a model for resistance.
A City of Chicago health care subsidy for retirees is being phased out at the same time as President-elect Donald Trump seeks to repeal Obamacare.
Emanuel’s promise for more transparency following a critical report by the inspector general is not enough.
Read or listen to an interview with veteran organizer Bill Ayers about the election of Donald Trump and his advice to activists today.
By provoking AFSCME to the verge of a strike and vetoing Chicago Public Schools funding, the governor shows how disastrous running government like a business can be.