Red-light cameras are taking more and more money from Illinois motorists. But dubious safety benefits, a cloud of corruption and a bipartisan bill in Springfield may combine to take them off the streets.View Report
Christopher Stephens’ family ties landed him a position in local government – and an annual income far eclipsing that of local taxpayers.
State and local tax hikes in Illinois have hurt economic growth, lowered the standard of living, and contributed to out-migration.
Trustees in Rosemont, Ill., voted to hike their mayor’s salary to $260,000 – a 53 percent raise.