Chicago's taxi cab cartel donated $180,750 to 61 state legislators in 2014-15, including multiple Chicago-area legislators, encouraging them to help preserve their traditional monopoly by banning ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft in Illinois.
Gov. Bruce Rauner touted security cooperation and met with top Israeli officials to discuss mutual security interests during his official visit to that country earlier this month, The Jerusalem Post reported.
The Active Transport Alliance (ATA) has a message for Chicago lawmakers angling to fine pedestrians for texting, reading emails, playing video games or talking on their cellphones while crossing streets: You're going up a blind alley.
The ciity budget presented by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel does not include any major tax increases, it does call for three new or increased taxes and does not adequately address pension costs, according to the Better Government Association’s Jose Sanchez.
The Democratic candidates for Illinois governor would like to get rid of a new Illinois scholarship tax credit program meant to help the state's neediest children, the Illinois Republican Party charged in a recent press release.
A Chicago alderman used his position to threaten and then take action against a Chicago firefighter who refused to rent out space he owned to the alderman's preferred tenants, according to a Project Six investigation.