Niles Township residents are being encouraged to show their support for the township’s first responders through visual displays and kind gestures via an initiative from the Niles Township Regular Republican Organization (NTRRO).
Wheeling resident Deborah Wilson has asked the village council to investigate how former Mayor Dean Argiris paid off his house and its connection to a gift of public property to a developer, a government oversight group reported.
A bipartisan crowd got the chance to vent its frustration over government gridlock to two Illinois congressmen at a Palatine town hall meeting recently — and Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) wants to say thanks.
City bodies sometimes spend hundreds of dollars on attorneys to answer relatively simple information requests, then blame the requester for needlessly wasting taxpayer dollars, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) argue on their Illinois Leaks website.
Voters in Orland Park and Tinley Park should be proud of themselves for clearing their local governments after years of controversy, corruption and mismanagement, a public advocacy group said recently.
The Wheeling City Council violated the Open Meetings Act when it required anyone wishing to speak publicly to first sign up, since such a rule is not part of the council's written policy, the attorney general announced recently.