Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle cheered equal pay for women.
Quinn outlined his five-year $6 billion education plan at Carl Von Linne Elementary School.
A vast majority of city voters supported a hike to a $15-an-hour minimum wage for major corporations.
The proposed facility for athletes with intellectual disabilities could be built by 2018.
Construction on the ballpark, announced in 2012, has been delayed due to contaminated soil.
The award-winning actor joined Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a $10 minimum wage.
The City Council is considering a mayoral proposal after passing another resolution last week.
The alderman called on incumbent Rep. Derrick Smith to drop out of the race.
Alex Pissios plans to recreate the streets of Paris and New York at the studio at 2621 W. 15th Place.
Chicago's first black mayor was remembered Monday by supporters at a special ceremony.
About 2,000 people gathered at the University of Illinois at Chicago to watch the historic event.
Those interested in attending can register on the governor's site.
Hundreds came to celebrate the long-awaited milestone at Sidetrack bar, where Rahm Emanuel stopped by.
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