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New Year Rings In, New Fees Ring Up

Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

As of January 1 in Chicago, it's out with the old and in with the new—fees that is. 2013 marks the start of a new crop of fees for Cook County r...

Matt Sledge

Highway Bill Could Dampen Market For Long-Term Leases, Like Indiana Toll Road | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

An amendment added to the Senate Finance Committee's portion of the highway bill on Tuesday would change the tax code to prohibit companies from depre...

City Council Says Boo, But We Think Chicago IG's Budget Is a Treat

Andy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Shaw

Inspector General Joe Ferguson's recent budget-cutting suggestions were declared DOA moments after they arrived on the desks of City Council members.

Chicago To Dip Into Parking Meter, Skyway Funds As Budget Gap Looms

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is facing a record budget shortfall -- approaching $700 million when the cost of police and fire contracts are factored in -- setting the stag...

The Real Chicago Way

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Thomas Frank

When the entertainers of the right aren't declaring their disgust with Obama for groveling before foreign potentates, they're pretending he's an exemplar of what they call "the Chicago way."

Chicago Skyway May Be Up For Grabs As Company Looks To Unload Public Assets

Bloomberg News | Darrell Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Macquarie Infrastructure Group, a publicly traded toll-road fund managed by Australia's biggest investment bank, Macquarie Group Ltd., may sell the le...

Alderman To Daley: Restore Snow Plow Money

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fed up with snow-covered side streets and ice-packed intersections, an influential alderman demanded Thursday that Mayor Daley set aside $1 million ap...

Skyway Considering Open-Road Tolling

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Drivers who save time and money by using open-road tolling on the Illinois Tollway might someday enjoy the same benefits on the Chicago Skyway. The S...

Chicago's Cost-Cutting Ideas

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If too many cooks spoil the broth, the solution to Chicago's budget crisis will be one spoiled stew. Aldermen, union leaders and civic watchdogs are ...