| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 Superintendent Mike Egan will remain with the district through at least 2016, after the board of education agreed to a 29-month contract.
The contract, which goes into effect July 1, gives Egan a raise...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:36 PM
A month after the Naperville City Council nixed its pension benefits, it is considering doing away with health care perks too.
Councilman Paul Hinterlong made the proposal Tuesday, saying the council positions are considered part-time and therefore...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Naperville City Councilmen will debate Tuesday whether their elected officials should be eligible for health insurance benefits.
Rescinding such perks could save the city $135,000 annually, according to a city memo.
Councilman Paul Hinterlong said...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Naperville's next mayor shouldn't expect a salary much different than the current mayor.
The City Council on Monday gave informal approval to rolling the current cell phone and Internet stipend into the mayor's salary starting next year, but otherwise...
| Apr 3, 2014
Letters to the editor from Palos Park, Tinley Park, Orland Park, Joliet, Lemont, Oak Lawn and Palos Heights.
I often read about people complaining about how rich Bruce Rauner is.
When did it become a crime to be rich and successful?...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 approved a three-year contract for new Superintendent Laurie Heinz last week.
While the decision to hire Heinz was unanimous, one school board member disagreed with her compensation package.
"I'm 100 percent in...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
WASHINGTON -- Raising the minimum wage makes sense to anybody who has ever worked an hourly job, President Obama said in a freewheeling and highly personal argument he debuted on Wednesday.
Speaking to a crowd in New Britain, Conn., Obama praised a...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Wall Street bonuses grew an estimated 15% in 2013, swelling to an average $164,530, the third-highest amount on record, the New York comptroller's office reported Wednesday.
Firms will pay out an estimated $26.7 billion in bonuses to their employees for...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Pau Gasol survived so many trade rumors over the years, including the one that really wasn't fabricated (David Stern, December 2011).
Now he has all the leverage, becoming a free agent in July and enduring questions about his final days ever with the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:43 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama used his executive power and a hot-button issue to try to stoke support from a key election-year constituency Tuesday, as he issued two directives aimed at ensuring federal contractors pay women as much as men for...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights.
Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry?
It depends on who you talk to.
The effect of a pilot...