Has your heating bill gone way up the last few months? Especially compared to last year? There’s a reason for that. Actually, there are many reasons, and not all of them have to do with the terrible cold that’s caught Chicago in a mercilessly frigid headlock.
An elderly landlord couple charged $500 for rat abatement on city property will not have to pay.
It is sounding like Gov. Pat Quinn is not going to allow the casino expansion bill, which includes a Chicago casino, to become law as it is written.
Illinois lawmakers have a limited time to hand out their last round of legislative scholarships.
Chicago and the company running the city’s parking meters are at odds over a $14.2 million bill.
Business interests that pledged money to cover the costs of the NATO Summit are going to have to pay the Chicago’s parking meter lease company.
Another hefty bill has arrived at City Hall from the company that leases Chicago’s parking meters.
Illinois lawmakers voting to repeal the controversial legislative scholarship program hope the free rides are over once and for all.
The Illinois State Senate Executive Committee has approved a plan to increase the state’s minimum wage, and let it increase automatically in the future.
The company that leases Chicago’s parking meter system raked in $80 million last year, but now says the city owes it even more money.
Illinois State Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) has pulled his bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, but he says in a published report that he will introduce legislation again when the time is right.
A piece of legislation approved by an Illinois State Senate committee would allow Illinois students to take a sip of alcohol – provided that they don’t swallow it.
Indiana is now poised to become the first right-to-work state in the nation’s industrial belt.
Starting Jan. 15, Verizon Wireless will charge customers $2 every time they pay their wireless bills online or directly over the phone.
Another week, another embarrassing detail concerning the city’s parking meter monopoly; Chicago Parking Meters LLC has sent City Hall another bill for lost revenue from the city’s parking meters.
Lawmakers will again be debating Senate Bill 1652, the Smart Grid legislation, this week.
A bill now on the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn would institute a stiff crackdown on repeat methamphetamine offenders.
Legislation that would have required contraception to be discussed along with abstinence in Illinois sex ed classes has failed in the state Senate.
The Citizens Utility Board says it opposes a bill that’s being introduced today in the Illinois General Assembly that would increase electric bills for ComEd customers.
Supporters of civil unions scrambled Monday to line up the final votes they need in the Illinois House, while opponents worked just as hard to block the measure in a lobbying duel that features competing religious leaders, constituent calls and e-mail blitzes.