State Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin Would Double Her Salary If Elected City TreasurerExtinguishing rumors of a mayoral run in the crowded field to replace Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Treasurer Kurt Summers also announced this week his decision to retire from the $133,545 salaried office to which he had been appointed by soon-to-be-retired Emanuel.
Vietnam Veteran, 67, Reunited With His Lost Military MedalsThe Illinois State Treasurer's Office helped reunite the Mississippi man with the medals, which languished for years as "unclaimed property."
State Lawmakers To Propose Merging Offices Of Treasurer, ComptrollerGovernor-Elect Bruce Rauner could make history when he appoints a new state Comptroller next month. That's because he or she could be the last state comptroller to serve in Illinois.
Rutherford's Office Won't Release Independent Report On Misconduct AllegationsDan Rutherford spokeswoman Judy Pardonnet said Thursday that the information now will only be released through the courts.
Man Charged With Stealing $80K From Youth Baseball LeagueA north suburban youth baseball treasurer has been charged with writing about $80,000 worth of organization checks to himself.
Cook County Tax Bills To Offer Unflattering Look At Local Government FinancesTreasurer Maria Pappas has outed the towns, school districts and other taxing bodies with balance sheets that will make you cringe. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
2 Investigators: Township Schools Treasurer Gets Questionable $539K PaymentCBS 2's Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association investigate.
Ex-Dixon Comptroller Pleads Not Guilty To $53M Embezzlement SchemeThe former comptroller and treasurer for the western Illinois town of Dixon has pleaded not guilty to charges she stole more than $50 million from the town.
Treasurer Neely: Credit Downgrade Won't Affect City FinancesChicago Treasurer Stephanie Neely is trying to reassure residents that the nation's downgraded credit will not harm city finances.
Union Objects To Treasurer's Pension Reform PlanThe union representing many state employees disagrees strongly with Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s plan to require state workers to contribute more to their pensions.
Is Treasurer Maria Pappas Wasting Your Tax Dollars?She has a driver who makes $94,000 a year and a cleaning lady making $57,000 a year. Is Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas wasting tax dollars?
Spokeswoman: Giannoulias Not Running For MayorAlexi Giannoulias says contrary to reports that surfaced Friday morning, he is not running for mayor.
Republican Rutherford Is Elected TreasurerLongtime Republican legislator Dan Rutherford has won his bid to become Illinois' next treasurer.