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Karen May

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  • Highland Park honors Memorial Day with prayers and songs

     
    Highland Park's Memorial Day will be marked this year with honorary guests, patriotic songs and chaplain prayers in the city's downtown. Highland Park veterans are …...
  • Major public employee pension changes moving in Springfield

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 6:15 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Over strong union protests, the Illinois House’s top two party leaders won preliminary approval today of far-reaching pension changes that would reduce the benefits for many public workers throughout...
  • UPDATE: Power restoration for Glencoe lags behind others in New Trier

     
    The number of Glencoe households without power by Thursday afternoon seemed to outpace others in New Trier Township, and a village leader couldn’t get an …...
  • State Rep. calls for ComEd hearing to discuss outages

     
    The Illinois House of Representatives' Public Utilities Committee will be heading to Highland Park next month to discuss electrical outages caused by three recent storms, …...
  • Cleanup cost for 3 storms: $250,000

     
    Recent summer storms have cost the village of Glenview about $250,000, Public Works Director Jerry Burke recently told the Village Board. Cleanup could have ended …...
  • May will not try to fill Garrett’s seat

     
    Deerfield Review reports: As news spread that State Sen. Susan Garrett (D-29th) of Lake Forest had chosen not to seek re-election in 2012, State Rep. …...
  • What they didn't teach you in civics class about how some bills become law

     
    Q. Is there really "a little-known process" in Illinois government "in which the legislative leadership and special-interest groups determine which bills are debated and which ones aren't"? A. Kinda, yeah. The allegation comes from a recent Voice of the...
  • Karen May will not run for re-election in 2012

     
    Pioneer Press reports: State Rep. Karen May, D-58th. of Highland Park announced Wednesday she will not seek re-election next fall to the post she has …...
  • Lawmakers to probe local government pension practices

    Two Illinois lawmakers on Monday called for hearings to look into local government pension practices after learning how officials with the Park District of Highland Park intentionally used large bonuses to hike the pension of a district executive by...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • Illinois House votes to stop labor leader pension abuses

    Illinois House votes to stop labor leader pension abuses
    Pension reform designed to attack double-dipping and other abuses of retirement systems won overwhelming House approval today. Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor officials...
  • Bill would define tire burning as renewable energy

    Bill would define tire burning as renewable energy
    With just five words quietly slipped into legislation, Illinois lawmakers are moving to include tire burning in the state's definition of renewable energy, a change that would benefit a south suburban incinerator with a long history of pollution problems....