The Illinois General Assembly recently approved a bill that would allow power companies to raise electricity rates. The legislation is backed by Commonwealth Edison. The utility argues that it needs the extra revenue to update an aging electrical grid.
The Citizens Utility Board and the Illinois Attorney General are warning Nicor Gas customers about a service they call "overpriced and rarely used."Nicor offers the so-called Gas Line ComfortGuard for the inspection and repair of potential gas leaks inside homes.CUB Executive Director Davi
The attack ads on TV have disappeared. Campaigns are wrapping up their operations. Pundits and columnists have already moved on to the next big thing. And political reporters like me have started catching up on their sleep.
Updated At: 12:02am The Associated Press has declared Republican Dan Rutherford the winner in the Illinois treasurer race over Democrat Robin Kelly.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White were declared winners in their re-election bids earlier this evening.
As the debate heats up on whether or not to commute former IL Governor George Ryan's prison sentence, we thought this would be a good place to present our local leaders' views on the subject.‚ We know that our biggest IL politician is staying neutral, but others have crossed party lines to give th