State Lawmakers Must Get Paid For Whole Month Even If They Serve Only A Day Under State Law; Comptroller Mendoza Wants That To ChangeFor most of us, you work a day, you get paid for a day. But Illinois law says if you work a day, you get paid for an entire month - if you're a state lawmaker.
Funeral Services Held For Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval, Who Died Of COVID-19Former Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval was laid to rest Saturday after he died of COVID-19.
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval, Caught In Federal Corruption Probe, Dies Of COVID-19Attorney Dylan Smith confirmed Sandoval's death based on his conversations with Sandoval’s family.
Former State Sen. Terry Link Pleads Guilty To Tax EvasionAccording to his plea agreement, Link under-repoted his income in 2016 by $93,859, including $73,159 in campaign funds he spent on personal expenses.
Former McCook Mayor Jeffrey Tobolski Charged In Extortion SchemeThe former mayor of McCook and Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski is now charged with conspiracy to commit extortion and filing a false tax return.
You Paid For It: Taxpayers On The Hook For Ex-City Worker's Legal FeesSince Helm worked for the city, a state law protects him. Because the allegation falls within the scope of his employment, it is up to the city to "appear and defend against the claim or action."
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Promised To Go 'Balls To The Wall' For Red Light Camera Firm SafeSpeed"I take full responsibility for my actions. I'm ashamed, and I'm sorry. I want to apologize to the people of Illinois and to my constituents," Sandoval said after pleading guilty to bribery and tax charges.
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Charged With Bribery, Filing False Tax Return In Red Light Camera ProbeFour months after federal agents raided his home and offices, former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has been charged with bribery and filing a false tax return in connection with his support for the red light camera industry.
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Resigning Amid Federal ProbeTwo months after FBI agents raided his home and offices, Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has announced his plan to resign, effective Jan. 1.
Exelon Utilities CEO Retires Amid FBI Probe Of Illinois State Senator SandovalThe move comes weeks after the FBI raid at Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval's home and offices. As part of that investigation, officials subpoenaed communication records between ComEd and Sandoval.
State Sen. Martin Sandoval Resigns As Transportation Committee Chair As Senate Democrats Release Unredacted Search Warrant From FBI RaidAccording to the warrant, federal authorities were seeking “items related to any official action taken in exchange for a benefit.”
FBI Raids Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval's Springfield OfficeFederal agents raided Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval's office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield on Tuesday.
Superintendents Face Demands To Resign After Hiring Teacher Charged With Attempted MurderLocal leaders are calling for the resignation of two school superintendents in Lyons District 103, after hiring a teacher facing charges of attempted murder.
Eye In The Sky Or Spy In The Sky? Debate Over Drone Cameras In Public SpacesThe proposal was sparked by last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Activists Demand Cicero Pass Welcoming Ordinance To Protect Immigrants“We are seeing increased attacks against the immigrant community under the Trump administration,” said Irene Romulo, with Organized Communities Against Deportations.