Former Illinois comptroller and gubernatorial candidate Dan Hynes is among the new appointees to the board of McPier, the joint City of Chicago and State of Illinois agency that oversees McCormick Place.
More backlash is heating up following the story about the former head of a youth baseball league in Oak Lawn who used a racial slur online recently.
It took two tries before the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board managed to legally approve its 2012 budget.
The cost of tolls will nearly double under a plan approved by the Illinois Toll Highway Authority Board Thursday.
The controversial plan met little opposition at one of the hearings, in Geneva. In fact, the testimony was dominated by the contractors and engineering firms who support it.
A proposed toll hike might turn out to be much lower than originally thought.
Gov. Pat Quinn has overhauled the board that oversees the state’s prepaid college tuition program.