School districts take such a large chunk of property tax revenue in lllinois that putting a freeze on them would not address the real issue, Richton Park Mayor Rick Reinbold argued on a radio program recently.
The Village of Tinley Park filed a lawsuit on May 1 against former Planning Director Amy Connolly in the wake of a controversy stemming from Connolly's attempts to change zoning laws to allow for a low-income housing development.
A video that surfaced well before the April 4 consolidated election is returning to the limelight as some question whether the Bremen Township government authorized potential ethics violations for political gain.
The Orland Park Public Library Board plans to spend $6,700 for hotels rooms in a city that can be easily reached by train and a conference that offers questionable value, a citizens oversight group argued recently.
A non-profit government accountability group is questioning the Village of Tinley Park's apparent rush to settle a lawsuit following the election loss of Mayor David Seaman and his coalition of village board candidates.
Cook County saw 66,244 people leave for other locations in the United States between July 2015 and July 2016, according to a U.S. Census Bureau chart highlighted by Michael Lucci, vice president of policy at the Illinois Policy Institute.
Debi Stearns wants to remind voters why her predecessor, Larry Canning, was ousted as the president of the Bremen High School District 228 Board of Education just a few months years after being elected.