State Senate President John Cullerton

Cullerton Does About-Face, Calls For Abolishing Legislative Scholarships

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) has done an about face, and now recommends abolishing state scholarships awarded by state lawmakers.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Evanston Township High School

Evanston Residents Vote In Favor Of Abolishing Township

Voters in Evanston on Tuesday cast their ballots in favor of abolishing the township form of government.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Illinois State Capitol

State Lawmakers Renew Call To End Legislative Scholarship Program

With the start of a new calendar year comes a familiar call from dozens of state lawmakers – abolish the legislative scholarship program.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Handicapped Parking

State Lawmaker Wants To Abolish Free Parking For Disabled

Amid allegations of widespread cheating, a state lawmaker wants to take away most free parking for the disabled.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Gov. Quinn ‘Still Listening To Both Sides’ On Death Penalty

Earlier this month the General Assembly voted to abolish the death penalty. But Gov. Quinn has yet to sign the legislation.


Governor Pat Quinn (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Quinn Lobbied Hard By Death Penalty Foes To Sign Repeal

Netsch: Quinn aide says governor likely to sign bill.

WBBM Newsradio–01/13/2011