Tolls went up in Illinois nearly a year ago, but if you think most drivers took alternate routes to avoid paying more, you’d be wrong.
New figures show fewer drivers than expected have abandoned the Illinois toll roads since the fees nearly doubled.
The long-term forecast for the Illinois budget looks gloomy, with less state money available and government services facing cuts, Gov. Pat Quinn’s office said Tuesday.
If you’re driving in the city and plan to talk on your cell phone, you might want to think twice about whether to do it without a hands-free device.
The head of the Kane County Board is warning that the county has to wean itself from what she calls an unreliable source of revenue.
The annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon means hundreds of millions of dollars for the local economy.
New figures seem to support the argument that new casinos cannibalize the profits of existing ones.
The Illinois Gaming Board is out with its latest revenue report, and again it shows the economy continues to trump spending in casinos.
Ticket sales are up for Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier, but revenue has taken a hit due to a promotion deal with Groupon.