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98% of people in the United States live at a high or substantial risk of transmission compared to 19% about a month ago. The average number of new daily COVID-19 cases in Chicago exceeded 400 on Monday, the highest since May 7 and a ten-fold increase from the lowest rate in June. The mark of …

Chicago’s Evanston suburb became the first American city to offer restitution money to black residents whose families have suffered lasting damage from decades of segregation and discriminatory practices. City council voted 8-1 Monday to begin distributing US $ 400,000 to eligible black residents through grants of US $ 25,000 for home repairs, down payments or …

KAREN ANN CULLOTTA Chicago Tribune “I firmly believe that a fundamental principle of governance is to ensure that our laws are benevolent to the people they are meant to serve. And there’s nothing nice about taking a disabled student out of class on October 16, January 5, or April 19, just because they’ve aged a …

Venture capitalists are moving away from the payday lending space, a decade after rushing into it. Driving the news: LendUp, which had raised more than $ 200 million from companies like Google Ventures, this month stopped making loans. Axios obtained a letter sent to shareholders, in which CEO Anu Shultes said payday loans “are no …

While the issues raised by the Federal Reserve and Harvard may sound like variations on an old theme, 150-year-old global finance company Goldman Sachs is urging the public and private sectors to invest in a targeted and sustained manner to close the gap of racial wealth in the United States. . Although the report focuses …

Borrowers do not pay interest. Instead, they give Klover real-time access to their banking transactions. Companies such as Wayfair, DoorDash, and GoodRX pay Klover to advertise their products to borrowers based on their spending habits. “What’s remarkable is how willing people are to share their personal information,” says Tim Calkins, professor of marketing at the …

Amalgamated of Chicago, founded by the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America in 1922, has always been known for its close union ties. But it has not been majority owned by unions for decades. How Wrobel, 71, – for nearly 40 years a key lieutenant under Chairman and majority owner Eugene Heytow – acquired Heytow’s 57.5% …

THE O’DELLS The South For residents of northern Illinois who wish to break away from Chicago and its suburbs and form their own state, two researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have a categorical caveat: In a white paper released earlier this year by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, a university think tank, political …

Leading infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci said a new variant of the coronavirus was being watched but was not yet a threat. Vermont, the last state to be on Chicago’s travel advisory, was added to the list on Wednesday, placing the entire United States under city leadership to stem the transmission of COVID-19. Besides …

ALICE YIN Chicago Tribune At least 30 citations have been issued to businesses in Chicago for flouting the indoor mask mandate, the city said. Most recently, the city’s Department of Commercial Affairs and Consumer Protection issued 10 citations for failing to meet masking requirements from Thursday through Sunday, according to a Tuesday press release. One …