Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a press conference in May. Provided

New $900 Million Coronavirus Recovery Programs Will Focus On Businesses, Rent Relief And More

Renters in Illinois will be eligible for $5,000 grants to cover rent expenses if they lost their jobs due to coronavirus.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.