The Daily Northwestern

Senate leadership reveals state budget legislation package

Nora Shelly, City Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

Leaders in the Illinois Senate presented a package of bills meant to help the General Assembly pass a budget on Monday. Sen. President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) and Senate minority leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) negotiated...

Evanston, AFSCME begin contract talks

Nora Shelly, City Editor

November 22, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics, State

The city is beginning its negotiations with the local AFSCME Council amid uncertainties surrounding negotiations at the state level. Last week, a commission appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner declared an impasse in the talks last...