Rep. Karen May

Illinois Secretary Of State Jesse White

Secretary Of State White: Ending Free Disabled Parking Is A Bad Idea

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is opposing an idea that would change the long-standing law that allows anyone with a handicapped parking placard to park for free all day at a metered space.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2012

A Chicago parking pay and display box (Credit: CBS)

Secretary Of State To Probe Disabled Parking Placard Abuse

A top-to-bottom review of the state’s parking program for people with disabilities will begin in January, in the wake of a Chicago Sun-Times investigation that found that more able-bodied people than ever are illegally using disabled-parking placards to park for free in metered spots in Chicago.


Handicapped Parking

State Lawmaker Wants To Abolish Free Parking For Disabled

Amid allegations of widespread cheating, a state lawmaker wants to take away most free parking for the disabled.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Power Outages

ComEd Heckled At Hearing On Power Outages

A standing-room-only crowd filled a Highland Park Country Club ballroom on Tuesday as ComEd officials tried to explain the response to this summer’s storms, and how the utility hopes to improve performance in the future.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2011