Board Members

Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Quinn Bars Benefits To Ex-Transit Board Members

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that prevents transit board members from receiving taxpayer-funded health care and pension benefits after they leave the boards.


Phorto Of The Old Kane County Courthouse (Kane County Photo)

Kane County Board Might Cut 2 Seats

The Kane County Board is expected to decide on a proposal to reduce that body by two members, and one commissioner believes it will be a close vote.

WBBM Newsradio–03/31/2011

Metra Train

Metra Chairman Fires Back At Lawmaker

Metra’s chairman said Friday that she is not going anywhere, and will fight legislation intended to sweep out the agency’s current directors, and limit the pay and perks that future transit board members can get.

WBBM Newsradio–03/11/2011