Illinois Driver's Licenses And ID Cards Might Not Be Good Enough To Fly Next YearIllinois has been dragging its feet on federal security rules for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards. The 2005 REAL ID Act requires state officials to verify birth certificates through the Electronic Verification of Vital Events system in order to meet federal security and anti-terrorism guidelines.
For 50th Year, Jesse White Gives Out Turkey, Ham To Needy For ChristmasIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White was spreading some good cheer to thousands of senior citizens and other needy people around the city on Friday.
State To Crack Down On Illegal Use Of Handicapped Placards On Black FridayShopping mall parking spaces migt be at a premium on Black Friday, but you should not be tempted to wrongly pull your car into one marked for handicapped drivers.
Illinois Driver's License Facilities Reopen After Daylong Computer GlitchBusiness was back to normal at Illinois driver’s license facilities on Thursday, a day after a computer glitch shut down offices statewide.
DMV Computers Back Online After Day-Long OutageIf you were planning to get a driver's license, license plate sticker, or state ID card on Wednesday, you're out of luck for now.
State Officials Warn About Risk Of Identity Theft From Buying Fake IDsAs consumers scramble to protect their credit and debit card information in the wake of a stream of data breaches at major retailers, one group is voluntarily giving out their personal information.
Legislative Panel OKs Rules For Medical MarijuanaA law enacted last year authorized a four-year pilot project that will expire in 2017. So far, not a single marijuana seed has been planted. But now that rules have been approved, the state agencies running the program can start posting applications for a limited number of grower and retailer permits.
Lawmakers Weigh Measure Giving Four-Time DUI Convicts Another ChanceTwo of Illinois’ strongest allies in fighting drunken driving were somewhat in disagreement a proposal to give drivers with four drunk driving convictions a chance go get their license back.
1,200 Immigrants Get Illinois Drivers' LicensesImmigrants can currently take license tests at 14 locations across the state. Secretary of States spokesman Dave Druker says 36 locations will offer license tests by the end of the month.
Grace Period On Disabled Parking Changes Ends ThursdayIf you’ve got a blue disabled parking placard, get ready to shell out for parking at meters in Illinois.
Quinn Plans To File Emergency Rules For "Petcoke"The rules require storage facilities to install dust suppression systems, among other things.
Officials Drastically Reduce Number Of Free-Parking Placards For Disabled DriversAnother financial windfall is in store for the parking meter company that’s already fleeced city taxpayers twice. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Attorney General Warns Of Scams Sparked By Immigrant Driver's LicensesThe state of Illinois began issuing temporary visitors' driver's licenses to those who are not U.S. citizens on Tuesday. Already, prosecutors are reporting scams.
Jesse White To Run For Record Fifth Term As Secretary Of StateIllinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced he’s seeking a record-breaking fifth term in office, and for the moment, he’s running without any opposition.
No Free Parking A Major Change For Drivers With Disabilities The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is getting out the word: big changes are coming soon for drivers with disabilities.