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  • Kane County won't license gay marriages before June

    Kane County won't license gay marriages before June
    Marriage licenses for same-sex couples will not be issued in Kane County before June 1, despite urging by the state's attorney general on Tuesday for clerks statewide to issue licenses earlier, the county clerk said today. Attorney General Lisa...
  • DuPage County: No same-sex marriages before June

     DuPage County: No same-sex marriages before June
    Despite a green light from the Illinois Attorney General, DuPage County officials said they will not issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples before June. Officials with the DuPage County Clerk's Office and the DuPage State's Attorney's Office said...
  • Child porn charge doesn't stop ex-Elgin lawmaker's state pension

     Child porn charge doesn't stop ex-Elgin lawmaker's state pension
    A former state lawmaker who is accused of trading child pornography online has started collecting a state pension of nearly $15,000 a year — an amount he bumped up by purchasing credit for time he didn't work. Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, an Elgin...
  • Yes, the pension crisis is an emergency. But whose fault is that?

     
    The formal responses filed Thursday by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to a series of lawsuits challenging proposed pension changes (this, for example) put me in mind of the old joke that defines chutzpah — the Yiddish word for brazen......
  • John Kass: 'Obama: Like a Boss' -- bumper sticker for a true Chicagoan

    The Democrats have it all wrong when it comes to one of their choices for a new President Barack Obama bumper sticker: "Like a Boss." The Democrats foolishly think the phrase derives from an old rap song denoting cool competence. "Like a bowse" is how...
  • Payroll cards bill heads to the House

    Payroll cards bill heads to the House
    The payroll card bill, HB 5622, passed the Illinois House this afternoon by a vote of 98-11-1 and now awaits Governor Pat Quinn’s signature to become law, according to the office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office.  She has...
  • State agency ex-director to pay $100,000 in revolving-door case

    State agency ex-director to pay $100,000 in revolving-door case
    SPRINGFIELD — The former head of an Illinois government agency has agreed to pay the state $100,000 in a settlement after being accused of violating a so-called revolving-door clause regulating officials who leave and take jobs with state...
  • Madigan: Counties can issue same-sex marriage licenses now

    Madigan: Counties can issue same-sex marriage licenses now
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan is encouraging Illinois counties to grant same-sex marriage licenses immediately, following last month's federal court ruling that gave an early green light to same-sex couples in Cook County. Madigan spelled out her...
  • Emanuel ordinance grants exemption for petcoke

    Emanuel ordinance grants exemption for petcoke
    Faced with public outrage about gritty black dust blowing through Chicago’s Southeast Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel talked of forcing towering mounds of petroleum coke out of Chicago and outlawing new piles with costly regulations. But the fine print...
  • Bill Daley drops bid for governor

    Bill Daley drops bid for governor
    Bill Daley abruptly ended his bid for the Democratic nomination for governor Monday, saying a lifetime in politics had not prepared him for the “enormity” of his first run for office and the challenge of leading the state through difficult...
  • Rutherford allegations cost taxpayers $27,000 so far

    Rutherford allegations cost taxpayers $27,000 so far
    The allegations that Treasurer Dan Rutherford sexually harassed and politically pressured a former employee will cost taxpayers at least $27,000 in legal and investigative fees, and that figure is expected to grow. The largest cost so far is an $18,122....