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Cost of Statehouse renovation higher than estimated but within state’s budget Cost of Statehouse renovation higher than estimated but within state’s budget

Cost of Statehouse renovation higher than estimated but within state’s budget

The cost of renovating the north wing of the Illinois Statehouse will be more expensive than officials initially estimated. Only one bid came in for the project, which is about to get underway. CORE Construction Services of Illinois Inc. priced the job at $243.5 million, well over the $170  million that was originally estimated.

10th contempt citation filed against DCFS director as 13-year-old locked in psych ward 10th contempt citation filed against DCFS director as 13-year-old locked in psych ward

10th contempt citation filed against DCFS director as 13-year-old locked in psych ward

Leah is a 13-year-old girl under Department of Children and Family Services care who lives in a psychiatric ward in a Chicago hospital. Capitol News Illinois is using a pseudonym to protect her identity, but has confirmed she’s been held for months behind locked doors despite a doctor saying she was well enough to leave the hospital and a judge ordering that she should be moved. On...
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