2 Investigators: Cash-Strapped City Reaching Back To Decades-Old Parking TicketsJust how desperate is Chicago for money? CBS 2's Dave Savini shows one technique the city is using.
Tourism Experts Testify On Potential Chicago CasinoA future Chicago casino could generate much-needed revenue and draw crowds to city hotels and restaurants, tourism experts testified Monday during a gambling expansion hearing that comes as state legislators stare down a budget deadline and fresh concerns about finding new funding sources.
General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly DoublesThe automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.
Claypool: Whistleblower Off-Base On CTA BudgetA former CTA employee who says he was axed for blowing the whistle on what he called unrealistic budget projections “has no clue what he’s talking about,’’ CTA President Forrest Claypool said Wednesday
Madigan: Budget Vote Helps With Tax IncreaseHouse Speaker Michael Madigan said Wednesday that his chamber's effort to pass a budget without first securing all the needed revenue would aid a push to make an income tax hike permanent, but his colleagues in the Senate were not happy with the unusual move.
Northwest Indiana Casinos Post Lower Revenues AgainThe five casinos took in a total of $95.3 million last month, an 8.9 percent drop from the $104.3 million in revenue reported in March 2013, according to the monthly report issued Tuesday by the Indiana Gaming Commission.
City's Red Light Camera Revenue Continues To DropFigures obtained by The Expired Meter website showed the number of red light camera tickets issued in 2013 dropped 5 percent compared to 2012, and were down 20 percent over the last five years.
Attorney General Madigan's Office Collects Nearly $1 BillionThe money came through a combination of litigation and collection efforts. About one-third of the money was collected through litigation for damages to state property, child support, unpaid educational loans, fines and penalties.
Government Panel Predicts $1.6B Drop In State RevenueThe drop in revenue reflects an expected decrease in the state's income tax. The temporary hike is scheduled to drop from its current 5 percent to 3.75 percent next January.
Lindholm: Preview Of The 2014 Cubs, Part 1--RevenueWith spring training less than a month away, it's time to begin reviewing the 2014 Cubs. I'll begin with the most important piece of any team: the revenue side.
Indiana Gambling Revenue Declines In NovemberAs Illinois continues to consider gambling expansion, Indiana is watching its casino revenue drop.
Report: Lack Of Towing, Other Revenues In Olympia Fields Have Caused Budget CrisisDrivers in Olympia Fields may want to watch where they park, to avoid becoming part of the south suburb's answer to its budget crisis.