Illinois is the second-most corrupt state in the nation, according to the University of Illinois-Chicago. And corruption costs the state economy at least $550 million per year. But the size and scope of government corruption is nothing new for Illinoisans. What is new? Powerful Illinois lawmakers, Chicago aldermen, local mayors and business interests are involved...View Report
The proposal would fine pedestrians $90 for checking their phone at city intersections and $500 for the offense of being distracted.
As Chicago faces a budget gap approaching $260 million, one alderman suggests more ticketing to close the shortfall.
Are you a bike rider? If so, chances are you’ve broken the law while on your wheels. If you’ve taken both hands off your handlebars while on your bike – even if stopped at a street corner – you’re in violation of Public Act 82-132: Sec. 11-1506. Carrying articles. No person operating a bicycle shall...