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  • Emanuel fundraising slows after election

    The fierce pace of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's fundraising tapered to a trickle once he was elected, with only $91,000 in contributions since April 1, according to campaign finance reports filed Friday that showed him with more than $1.5 million left in the...
  • In Justice deal, all roads lead to Madigan

    In Justice deal, all roads lead to Madigan
    The mayor of Justice was pondering whom to pick for a new village attorney last year when his local representative, House Speaker Michael Madigan, called with a name. Madigan suggested Michael T. Del Galdo, describing him as an experienced lawyer and...
  • Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress

    Durbin, Schakowsky most-traveled Illinoisans in Congress
    — Last Memorial Day, Sen. Dick Durbin traveled to a conference at a luxury beach resort on Tunisia's Mediterranean coast. The Democratic senator and his wife, Loretta, stayed at The Residence Tunis, which is part of the exclusive "Leading Hotels of...
  • Chi Mag snubs Quinn and Cullerton! For real?

     
    I fear that I’m falling into a publicity trap set by my devious Tribune Company colleagues upstairs at Chicago Magazine. They just released the ranking of the 100 most powerful Chicagoans, published online and in the March issue. Lists of......
  • Kirk unveils plan to ease transit privatization

    Kirk unveils plan to ease transit privatization
    Republican Mark Kirk today unveiled a plan designed to make it easier for governments to lease public transportation assets or enter into partnerships with private companies to build them. In presenting the details of his--which runs counter to...
  • Construction to begin on Englewood Flyover rail bridges

    Construction could start this summer on a system of rail bridges on Chicago’s South Side designed to unplug a major bottleneck that causes thousands of hours of delay each year for freight and passenger trains, officials announced today.   The...
  • Illinois lawmakers fight cuts to rail project funds

    Illinois lawmakers said today they will fight a move by Republicans in the U.S. House to scrap funding for a key railroad improvement project designed to increase capacity and eliminate a notorious freight and passenger train bottleneck on Chicago's South...
  • 3 local representatives call for compromise on transportation legislation

    3 local representatives call for compromise on transportation legislation
    Chicago-area bus and train riders, along with highway construction workers, ought to feel better knowing that gridlock appears to be easing in the halls of the U.S. Congress. That was the message Friday from three suburban representatives who,...
  • Metra apologizes for 'exasperating' Heritage Corridor delays

    Metra apologizes for 'exasperating' Heritage Corridor delays
    Metra this evening apologized to customers for the “particularly exasperating” delays occurring the last two days on the Heritage Corridor Line, which serves the southwest suburbs. Passengers experienced delays between 20 and 77 minutes,...
  • 2nd Illinois congressmen says he'll vote against debt deal

    2nd Illinois congressmen says he'll vote against debt deal
    WASHINGTON—A second Illinoisan in the House of Representatives has announced he will vote no to the last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling: Chicago’s Jesse Jackson Jr. A liberal Democrat, Jackson joins conservative Republican and tea...
  • Metra board shows little support for cutting weekday trains

    Metra board shows little support for cutting weekday trains
    Metra officials on Friday all but killed a proposal for weekday service reductions to offset a looming deficit in 2012, adding to the inevitability of fare increases — possibly as high as 20 percent next year alone. The commuter rail agency's...