Illinois’ solar industry is sounding the alarm on a dwindling source of state money that supports hundreds of solar energy projects, leading renewable energy advocates to warn of a solar energy “bust.”
Cook County leaders vowed Tuesday to fight a proposed state law that would merge the independent police department for the county Forest Preserves District with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
Cook County property owners would get an extra four months to pay delinquent taxes before their land is put up for sale under a state bill championed by county Treasurer Maria Pappas.
Officials at the Illinois Department of Public Health and Health Facilities and Services Review Board improperly steered a contract job to a former employee, according to a report published Friday by the Executive Ethics Commission.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she would oppose an effort to hike the Real Estate Transfer Tax to fund efforts to fight homelessness in Chicago, saying the money was needed to fill Chicago’s yawning budget deficit.