Due to its poor financial health and lagging economy, Illinois carries unique economic and fiscal risks from a prolonged market downturn or recession. The state must act now to mitigate harm from COVID-19.View Report
SafeSpeed has been involved in a federal investigation that has resulted in corruption charges against multiple Illinois politicians.
27,412 loans for at least $150K were made in Illinois through the Payroll Protection Program. See who got what.
Illinois public servants expect special privileges. And Gov. J.B. Pritzker is happy to oblige.
An illegal patronage operation brought on federal oversight when Karen Yarbrough was Cook County’s recorder of deeds. It’s happened again to her as county clerk.
State lawmakers putting together ethics reforms have not met since the first week of March, when the coronavirus ended gatherings.
The developer’s recordings helped federal investigators charge Chicago Ald. Ed Burke and deepened the investigation into Illinois state corruption.
Red-light cameras have been the subject of multiple corruption investigations and have cost Illinois drivers over $1 billion.
A Cook County commissioner quits as a former city administrator faces a bribery charge. Both played roles in the rise of red-light cameras and vendor SafeSpeed.
Visions of the community’s future no longer bring comfort. Instead, they inspire crippling fear.
A proposal to limit red-light cameras in Illinois is making significant progress.