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A new Illinois law would allow undocumented immigrants to get a Temporary Visitor Driver's License like this one, but some immigrant groups worry that, because the license has a different color than standard licenses, police would immediately know a person with such a license is in the U.S. illegally. (Photo courtesy Illinois Secretary of State)

Activists Angry With Slow Pace Of Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants

Some immigrants’ rights groups are upset about how long it takes for undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses in Illinois, under a program that started one year ago.


State Investigating Scam Targeting Illinois Corporations

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office said Wednesday that about 200 corporations – many of them small businesses – have been caught up in a scam that looks official.

WBBM Newsradio–10/24/2012

A police officer conducts a breathalyzer test.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Officials: Breath Sensors Are Preventing DUI Fatalities

Having to install a breath-sensor in your car is an expense and an inconvenience, but apparently, an effective deterrent to drinking and driving.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

Car dealership (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

County Wants To Impose Tax On Craigslist Car Purchases

The Cook County Budget that is up for a vote Friday includes a first-ever county tax on cars and boats bought through sites such as Craigslist.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011

File Photo (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Road Test Examiners Charged With Forging Passing Grades

Two former road test examiners for the Illinois Secretary of State’s office recorded passing grades on tests in exchange for bribes, prosecutors allege.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Free Rules Of The Road Classes For Seniors

Seniors may take free Rules of the Road classes at any of 320 Illinois Secretary of State’s facilities.