Mayors Call On Rauner To Rethink Plan To Cut Local Government RevenueMayors in the Chicago area were none-too-pleased when Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed cutting in half the amount of income tax revenue the state sends to municipal governments in Illinois, and they’re teaming up to let him know.
Mayors Call For Improved Safety Measures For Oil TrainsFederal railroad officials got an earful Wednesday from the mayors of several Chicago area towns that have been affected by a growing number of increasingly long trains hauling crude oil and other volatile materials.
Suburban Mayors Back Same-Sex Marriage LegislationThe group is largely nonpartisan officials from Kane, DuPage, DeKalb and Kendall counties.
BGA, 2 Investigators: Taverns Give Campaign Cash To Mayors Who Regulate ThemAt least 50 mayors who double as liquor commissioners have taken campaign contributions totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the same bars they watch over. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Emanuel Gathers 30 Illinois Mayors To Discuss Pension ReformMayor Rahm Emanuel rounded up mayors from 30 other cities in Illinois on Thursday to build support for pension changes they say are needed to keep Illinois municipalities out of bankruptcy.
Superstar Mayors Have Summit In ChicagoThree of America's mayoral superstars together on the same stage Monday night in Chicago to honor innovative educators. Mayor Emanuel was joined by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York and Kasim Reed of Atlanta.