Mental health programs to start in select suburbs after voters approved property tax hikes

Mental health boards were approved by referendums Tuesday in Schaumburg, Wheeling and Vernon townships, three DuPage County townships, and for all of Will County.

November 12, 2022, 3:02
Editorial: Congress can help struggling families by reviving the expanded child tax credit

Congress should use its lame-duck session to bring back the expanded child tax credit, a groundbreaking policy that immediately cut child poverty in half.

November 28, 2022, 12:00
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces bipartisan deal to plug nearly $1.4 billion hole in unemployment fund

Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a bipartisan agreement to plug a nearly $1.4 billion hole in the state’s pandemic-depleted unemployment insurance trust fund.

November 30, 2022, 2:18