New poll shows Vallas, Garcia as frontrunners

Chicago mayoral election: New poll shows Lightfoot in fourth A new voter opinion survey shows where Chicago’s mayoral candidates stand. CHICAGO – A new voter opinion survey finds Paul Vallas and Rep. Chuy Garcia leading the nine-candidate field for mayor of Chicago. The top two finishers in next month’s voting will compete in an April … Read more

What Tech and Media Layoffs Say About the Economy

This is Work in Progress, a newsletter by Derek Thompson about work, technology, and how to solve some of America’s biggest problems. Sign up here to get it every week. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, today announced that it plans to cut 12,000 jobs, joining a tech-and-media layoff list that already includes Microsoft, Meta, Amazon, Salesforce, … Read more