Aldermen Vote To Scale Back Airbnb RegulationsA City Council panel has given preliminary approval to changes in the regulations governing Airbnb and other vacation home-sharing websites, only eight months after aldermen passed the original ordinance.
How To Brace Your Business For New Overtime Rules Before Dec. 1Manta CEO John Swanciger advises how to come up with overtime compliance strategies -- even if you're down to the wire.
Feeling The Regulatory Burden: How To Take The Confusion Out Of ComplianceManta CEO John Swancinger recommends how to keep up in the rapidly evolving landscape of small business regulations.
State Regulators Aim To Keep Real-Life Monsters From Haunted HousesCBS 2's Jeremy Ross explains how haunted house operators are screening paid employees at their attractions, to keep thrill-seekers safe.
Luxury Treehouse Prompts Schaumburg Officials To Seek RegulationsDaniel Alexander’s treehouse in Schaumburg might be the only one in an area couples can rent as an intimate romantic getaway, and village officials want to know beforehand if any other homeowners try to follow his lead.
The Internet May Change Drastically, Especially For ChicagoansThe FCC just passed new regulations that could drastically change America's Internet speeds and pricing -- especially for Chicago.
Lawmaker Outlines Ideas For New Ridesharing RulesA Democratic state lawmaker says background checks for drivers and wheelchair accessibility for passengers are among the provisions he wants included in new legislation calling for regulations of the ridesharing industry.
Expert: Spike In Drone Use Creates High Risk Of AccidentsDrones have become so popular in the skies above America, a Chicago transportation expert said the federal government needs to do more about the dangers of a possible mid-air accident.
Industry To Seek Changes In 'Fracking' RulesSupporters of high-volume oil and gas extraction said Wednesday that they'll seek dozens of changes in proposed rules to govern the practice in Illinois that appear to violate a hard-won compromise between industry and environmentalists.
State Agency Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules The Illinois Department of Natural Resources released a long-awaited plan Friday to regulate high-volume oil and gas drilling that supporters hope could bring an economic boost to southern Illinois but environmentalists fear may be too lenient.
Quinn Vetoes State Ride-Sharing RegulationsTaxicab companies and others seeking statewide regulation of the emerging ridesharing industry pushed for a legislative override Monday after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed measures that would have imposed background checks and insurance requirements on some drivers.
Ride-Sharing Regulations Passed By City Council Committee The Emanuel administration has now outlined regulations that would allow so-called ride-sharing services to legally co-exist with regular Chicago taxicab companies.