Opponents of the building of an access road on the Canal Shores Golf Course are now looking to the Cook County Board of Commissioners and the courts after yesterday’s 5-4 vote by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) to approve an easement for the building of the road.
Illinois received a score of 72 on making key financial information accessible and understandable to the public, according to a new report from Truth in Accounting (TIA), a Chicago-based policy institute.
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Illinois) defeated Republican Doug Bennett in the general election on Nov. 6. The congressman has attended a few events since his victory, mainly focusing on honoring veterans.
Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) contributed $21.1 million to 30 state House races this election cycle, including $3,445,351 to 22 fellow Democrats in the week leading up to Tuesday’s general election.
Republican Jillian Bernas told supporters via a Facebook post that their enthusiasm had energized her campaign and kept her focused on a hard-fought election she lost to incumbent Rep. Michelle Mussman (D-Schaumburg).