Posts tagged "Cook County Board"
When Bill Planek’s property management company took over 927 S. Wesley Ave. in Oak Park, he didn’t renew Gale Riley’s lease. It wasn’t because she was late on her rent, in fact she’d never missed a payment. It also wasn’t because she was messy, noisy or damaged the apartment. It was that she paid her... Read more »
Race, poverty and politics: Pension reform punted ... again; city pot ordinance moves to council vote; state prison closures
Gov. Quinn’s proposed pension reforms have hit a roadblock as legislators continue to argue over a proposed plan by Senate Democracts to shift pension costs from the state to suburban and downstate school districts. Republicans argue this would cause a rise in property taxes, something they are steadfastly against. Only days ago, a report by... Read more »
What's up this week: New Cook County map could be up for vote; Burke talks Fort Dearborn after 'peace pipe' comments