Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found. There also have been other expensive travel and entertainment charges.
After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense
The cost of the funeral and burial of six-month-old Jonylah Watkins, who was shot to death this week, will be donated.
The long-term forecast for the Illinois budget looks gloomy, with less state money available and government services facing cuts, Gov. Pat Quinn’s office said Tuesday.
ith little oversight and scant record keeping, south suburban Country Club Hills aldermen have spent thousands of dollars on cell phone bills.
After two years of cutting back on expenses, Americans are starting to splurge a little. We’re spending more on little luxuries, and as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, some of us are just tired of being frugal.