Friday, October 20, 2017
The recent repeal of the controversial sweetened-drink tax by the Cook County Board drew statewide and national attention, but the battle over the county's budget and taxes rages on.
Illinoisans will pay 72 percent more in phone line fees to keep 911 service alive, the Edgar County Watchdogs reported recently.
Moody's has downgraded Northeastern Illinois University's (NIU) Certificates of Participation (COPs) to B3 from B1, according to the investor service's website.
The General Assembly finally passed a budget after two years, but the Chicago Tribune wishes it hadn't, according to a recent editorial.
Repeat gun offenders in Illinois face tougher sentencing guidelines under a bill signed into law Gov. Bruce Rauner recently, according to a press release.
Gov. Bruce Rauner didn't take over a blessedly balanced Illinois economy, as Democrats would like people to believe, the Chicago Tribune argued in an editorial recently.
Despite a slight employment increase in May, Illinois' job growth remains well below the national average, the Department of Employment Security (IDES) said recently.
Sales for Cubs and White Sox spring training games are getting started, the 'Chicago Tribune' recently reported.
An injury to a key player may have shown just what kind of strength Northwestern has this season.