Housing advocates call for more City Council oversight of the Chicago Housing Authority. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/CBS)

Aldermen Call For More Council Oversight Of Chicago Housing Authority

Some aldermen have said a hoard of money at the Chicago Housing Authority is evidence someone needs to keep a closer watch on the agency.



Lake County To Sue To Block New Election Law

The legislation, approved by the governor on Monday, would strip the elected county clerk of oversight of Lake County elections, and hand those duties over to a five-member commission appointed by the county’s chief judge.


Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Says He Won’t Be Signing Latest Gambling Bill

Members of the Illinois General Assembly trying to make a deal with Gov. Pat Quinn over the latest gambling expansion bill have promised him they will pass an ethics ordinance this fall if he will just sign the bill.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Tribune Tower (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Job Cuts Coming To Tribune Company

Job cuts are coming to the Tribune Company as a result of a major reorganization.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

Burr Oak Cemetery

Dart, Jones Spar Over Proposed Changes To Cemetery Oversight

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and State Sen. Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) were engaged in a war of words on Tuesday over proposed changes in state law overseeing cemeteries.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Lawmakers Seek Oversight For Gov’s Appointments

The Illinois legislature wants to make the governor more accountable in making appointments to jobs and commissions.

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2011

Cow Auction

State Demands Detailed Plans From Dairy

Opponents of a proposed giant dairy in northwest Illinois have won a victory.

WBBM Newsradio–01/05/2011