Attempts To Stop Questionable Government Spending Lake County ContinueThe Lake County board members are looking at altering a much criticized program that allows them to charge up to $7,000 a year on a county credit card. It's a program the former board chairman may have abused.
Quinn Bars Benefits To Ex-Transit Board Members Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that prevents transit board members from receiving taxpayer-funded health care and pension benefits after they leave the boards.
Kane County Board Might Cut 2 SeatsThe Kane County Board is expected to decide on a proposal to reduce that body by two members, and one commissioner believes it will be a close vote.
Metra Chairman Fires Back At LawmakerMetra's chairman said Friday that she is not going anywhere, and will fight legislation intended to sweep out the agency's current directors, and limit the pay and perks that future transit board members can get.