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Karen May

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  • Money matters separate mayoral candidates

     
    In less than a week, Highland Park will elect its first female mayor in its 142-year history — either Nancy Rotering or Terri Olian. While …...
  • 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...
  • Quinn takes oath amid increased security in Springfield

     
    Gov. Pat Quinn hugs Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon before taking the oath of office in Springfield, Ill. today. (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune) Posted by Monique Garcia, Ray Long, Rick Pearson and Todd Wilson at 10:50 a.m.; last updated at 6:42 p.m.....We'll........
  • No incumbents means three new Highland Park council members

     
    Highland Park stands poised in April to elect its first female mayor and replace half of the city council with new members. With Councilmen Scott …...
  • Highland Park mayoral shake up: Mayor bows out while Councilwoman Olian steps in

     
    Although he said before that he'd run for re-election, Highland Park Mayor Michael Belsky has decided not to seek a third term. The decision sets …...
  • Voters send State Rep. May back to Springfield

     
    Voters in the 58th House District appear to have given Democratic incumbent Karen May another two years, adding to her decade-long tenure of service in …...
  • Election: Taxes, pensions and vouchers separate House 58th District candidates

     
    In the race for the 58th District State Representative seat between a long-time Highland Park incumbent and a Lake Forest newcomer, pension reform, school vouchers …...
  • 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....