Mayor Lori Lightfoot Talks One-On-One About Budget Pain, Taxes, Fees, And COVID-19 ConcernsPlugging the city’s $1.2 billion budget hole is now in the hands of Chicago aldermen, and there are tough questions about it – including the prospect of new taxes aimed at you that will hit people who live and visit the city.
CBS 2 Investigators: Area 1 Towing Returns Car, Refunds Fees Including COVID-19 Cleaning Charge“They’re trying to make money off vulnerable people and the pandemic to just line their pockets."
The Cost Of Ex-Gov Rod Blagojevich's Corruption CaseFrom the investigation that started in the early 2000s to his release from federal prison Tuesday, taxpayers have been on the hook for nearly two decades worth expenses involved with prosecuting a former governor.
Amazon Drops Monthly Fee To Boost Grocery Delivery SalesAmazon.com Inc. thinks that dropping its fees will attract more people to the service. To handle a jump in users, Amazon says it is only offering it to those already signed up for Fresh. Others will have to go on Amazon's site to request an invitation.
Lawmakers Consider Bill To Waive Fees To Freeze Credit ReportsIn the wake of the Equifax security breach, Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill to make it less expensive for people affected to protect themselves.
Currency Exchange Services May Increase With New Proposal A state panel is considering a proposal that would make currency exchange services more expensive for Illinois residents, and that isn't sitting well with some.
2 Investigators: Private Coaches Dodge A Fortune In Gym Fees At Chicago Public SchoolsThe losers: Chicago taxpayers. That's according to an inspector general's report. CBS 2's Dave Savini has this follow-up.
Marijuana Cash Is Problem For Illinois Tax CollectionThe state of Illinois is having trouble finding a bank or financial company to process the large amounts of cash it anticipates receiving for taxes and fees from its new medical marijuana industry.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Rules Drop Gun LanguageIllinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners.
East Dundee Considers New Fees For Video Gambling MachinesThe Village Board’s decision to overturn the ban on video gambling in 2012 is proving to be a boon for both the businesses that carry the machines and northwest suburban East Dundee itself.
CTA Rolls Back Some Controversial Ventra Fare Card FeesCTA Ventra payment card holders who use the card's controversial debit features won't be charged for talking to public transit customer service operators or using the cards for cash ATM withdrawals under new fee rollbacks revealed Thursday.
Feds: Drivers Faked Bankruptcy To Avoid Auto Impound FeesIn a city well-practiced in the way of scams, this is a new one.
Fees Could Pile Up For CTA Riders Who Use Ventra Card's Debit OptionCTA and Pace customers who sign up for a prepaid debit card account under the agencies’ new Ventra fare card system later this year would face a bevy of fees and other charges tied to their accounts.
New Year Brings New Fees In ChicagoThe city's parking meters, Chicago area water rates, cigarettes, license plates -- all are getting more expensive this year.
Report: No, Pay Toilets Are Not Coming To High School In NapervilleIndian Prairie School District 204 says despite rumors, students will not really have to pay to go to the bathroom at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.