Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel http://peoriapublicradio.org en Could Chicago host the next RNC? http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/could-chicago-host-next-rnc <div>The new head of the Illinois GOP says it’s too early to say whether Chicago should host the 2016 Republican National Convention.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">That could be a tough sell to Chicago’s staunchly Democratic mayor.</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">IPR'S Alex Keefe reports.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Republican Party Chairman Jack </span>Dorgan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was cautious when asked today about the prospects of a Chicago RNC in 2016.</span></p></div><div> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 23:30:34 +0000 Alex Keefe 14940 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Could Chicago host the next RNC? Il Chamber of Commerce President retiring http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-chamber-commerce-president-retiring <div>The outgoing head of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce says the state's elected officials are not doing enough to create new jobs ... with one exception. IPR'S Amanda Vinicky reports.&nbsp;</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After twelve years as President of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Doug Whitley's retiring next year.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:22:43 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 11530 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Il Chamber of Commerce President retiring Chicago could toughen ban on assault weapons http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/chicago-could-toughen-ban-assault-weapons <div>Chicago’s City Council could toughen its ban on so-called assault weapons this week.</div><div> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:24:21 +0000 Tony Arnold 8871 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Chicago could toughen ban on assault weapons