Updated at 2:30 p.m. We know you’ve heard about all the Republicans salivating at the chance to take on President Obama next year. Will Sarah Palin run or won’t she? Will Rick Perry pull a George W. Bush?
The role of fraud in the housing crisis is getting attention this week at a Chicago gathering of attorneys general from states across the country.Since last year, the AGs have been looking into procedures of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, led by Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Ch
Getting a civil union or marriage license in Cook County could get a little more expensive. Cook County Board Commissioner Joan Patricia Murphy has proposed raising the current fee from $40 to $60."Any increase of any fees or taxes by the county is not welcomed by anyone," Murphy said.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle had some cutting words Wednesday for some of her fellow officials, as the county retrenches following failed efforts to close a south suburban hospital. Preckwinkle laid much of the blame on the independent board that oversees the health and hospital
Cook County will not be allowed to shut down a south suburban hospital at the end of the month, after a state board took a second and decisive vote Tuesday to deny the county’s plan to close Oak Forest Hospital and replace it with a regional outpatient center.It took just one person’s vote to knock