Extra Extra: State To Pay Employees Minimum Wage In Lieu Of Budget Agreement
State employees cannot be paid more than the federal minimum wage until the state legislature figures out its budget, a judge has ruled. [Tribune]
Some lawmakers are trying to require private universities like Northwestern University and The University of Chicago to release their records of the activities of their private police forces. [Chicago Reporter]
Chicago's funeral homes face dangers and challenges when hosting funerals related to gang shootings and the deaths of gang members. [NBC]
The city is moving forward with plans to expand Hadiya Pendleton Park despite a recent shooting in nearby Bronzeville. [DNAinfo]
Longtime Chicago politico Tony Rezko has been released to a halfway house after serving time for extortion. [Tribune]
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