Posts tagged "Illinois"

Cost of Ilinois Corruption? $38.85 Per Resident

Cost of Ilinois Corruption? $38.85 Per Resident
Former Chicago Alderman and current Head of the UIC Political Science Department Dick Simpson shed some light on just how corrupt Chicago is recently. On Feb. 15, Simpson, his colleagues and students published a comprehensive report on the lengthy conviction history of Chicago and Illinois. The research was presented before the City Council, and could... Read more »

What Will Illinois' $1B Robo-Signing Settlement Mean For You?

What Will Illinois' $1B Robo-Signing Settlement Mean For You?
Probably nothing, yet. But it does provide some hope for a large number of Illinois residents who owe more than their mortgage is currently worth. Last week, Illinois joined several other states in a $25 billion settlement with five leading lenders: Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citibank and Ally Bank, formerly GMAC. Illinois... Read more »