Retire at 50 and collect more than $100,000 a year – that’s the plan for a special group of state workers. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
It was a good photo opportunity: President Obama returning to his hometown to cast an early ballot. CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson has a problem with it, though.
Business interests that pledged money to cover the costs of the NATO Summit are going to have to pay the Chicago’s parking meter lease company.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is reassuring Chicago taxpayers that they won’t be stuck with the bill for all the activity, security and disruptions that will occur around the NATO Summit the weekend of May 19.
A conservative think tank says the population exodus from Illinois to other states since the mid-1990s has cost the state $26 billion in taxable income.
Illinois taxpayers could find themselves on the hook for the hours that state education employees spent traveling.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing budget reforms that will ensure federal and state grants are spent in full, and thus, taxpayers are saved money.
The Illinois Policy Institute, a government watchdog group, says Illinois state legislators could save the taxpayers lots of money on their personal expenses.
Big severance packages paid to school superintendents have cost Illinois taxpayers millions of dollars over the last decade, according to a published report.
A report from Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas claims taxpayers countywide are on the hook for more than $108 billion in debt accrued by various government agencies.
Wrongful convictions not only cost prisoners their lives, but also cost taxpayers a fortune, according to a new investigation.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle faces taxpayers in Palatine tonight.
The city’s Budget director is taking issue with an Inspector General’s report accusing the Daley Administration of overstating how much it is saving through employees’ unpaid furlough days.
Taxpayers could be left footing the bill in a costly legal battle involving a Chicago state representative.
Did you get a break on your property taxes this year? Probably not. But the big box retailer, Costco, could be getting a big break on their property taxes in Chicago. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports that some homeowners are exactly cheering that.
Taxpayers on the hook for Wrigley Field renovations? Walter Jacobson thinks it could happen, and he’s not happy about it. Why some quick wheeling and dealing in Springfield could cost you plenty.