Security Details For Burke, Other City Officials To Be Reduced Or EliminatedChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Friday announced plans to reduce or eliminate city-funded security for city officials, including powerful Ald. Ed Burke, the Sun-Times is reporting.
State Drops Writing Exam For Illinois StudentsThe state is expected to save nearly $2.5 million, now that Gov. Pat Quinn has eliminated writing exam for Illinois students.
Red, Purple Line Upgrades May Mean Cutting StopsFive CTA ‘L’ stops between the Uptown neighborhood and Evanston may be eliminated under a new plan to modernize the Red and Purple lines.