Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to crack down on pet owners who don't register their dogs with the city.Starting next year the city will begin enforcing a long-standing ordinance that fines pet owners up to $200 for not licensing their canine. Chicago Animal Care and Control says less than fiv
Occupy Chicago and city officials will meet for the first time Thursday afternoon. Both sides say there is no specific agenda, but that they're meeting to open up a dialog. Chicago's Corporation Counsel is meeting with attorneys representing Occupy Chicago.Cathy "Sugar" Russell is an Occup
This week, the Illinois legislature voted to strip former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of his ability to practice law in the state. This, of course, comes as no surprise in the continuing saga of the disgraced politician.
CHICAGO (AP) — The administration of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says it will no longer grant exceptions to the city's residency requirement.City officials announced their intent after the city's inspector general ruled such "waivers" are illegal.
Their place of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange as major financial players in Illinois might explain why some lawmakers wanted to give them a big tax break. A proposed bill would trim the futures exchanges' income tax rate on the bulk of their trades.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called a meeting Thursday morning of top leaders in Springfield. After a bruising start to the fall veto session, Quinn hopes to set a clearer path for November.The veto session has been bumpy so far for Gov. Quinn.