Lake County Offers Rauner Task Force Ideas To Cut Government CostsThe head of the Lake County Board on Friday said lower jury duty pay should be among the things considered as task force appointed by the governor looks into lowering the cost of local governments.
Mayoral Task Force Recommends $13-An-Hour Minimum Wage By 2018The panel recommended raising the current $8.25 per hour minimum wage in Chicago by $1.25 a year for each of the next three years, followed by a $1 increase in 2018, for a total of $13 an hour in four years.
Mayor Names Task Force To Find Location For Lucas MuseumMayor Rahm Emanuel has appointed a task force of a dozen civic leaders to find a potential location in Chicago where “Star Wars” creator George Lucas could build a new interactive art and filmmaking museum.
RTA Boss Doubts Plan For Transit SuperagencyRTA Chairman John Gates said he wants the agency to concentrate on what he considers doable -- and said his priority remains finding new money for capital repairs and rehabilitation.
Quinn Taps Fitzgerald, Former CTA Chair For Transit Reform PanelGov. Pat Quinn has appointed former U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald and former CTA Board chair Carole Brown to a panel tasked with recommending reforms for the Chicago area's public transit agencies, in the wake of patronage allegations at Metra.
McHenry Task Force Makes 9 Arrests In Harvard Gang Suppression EffortA special anti-gang unit has set up operations in far northwestern Harvard, and officials say it's already yielding results.
Traffic Light Could Be Coming To Skokie Street Where Child Was KilledResidents had been calling for a stop sign or stop light on Main street for years, long before Carter Vo's death. Now a report from a school district safety task force is calling for one, too.
Task Force: Grade Schools On Their Response To Bullying CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker talks with a victim of bullying, as a task force makes recommendations to state lawmakers about ways to curb incidents at schools.