| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Spain's prime minister failed to strike a compromise Wednesday with the pro-independence leader of Catalonia to keep the northeast region from holding a November referendum on breaking away from Spain.
Catalan President Artur Mas traveled to Madrid...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot.
That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Westmont trustees have decided to postpone a fall referendum that would have asked voters if the village should implement a new stormwater utility fee to alleviate flooding.
Village officials now plan to put the question on the April ballot, giving them...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Ask longtime Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki his opinion on term limits for village officials, and he'll tell you straight out that he's opposed.
But the south suburb's village board is expected to vote on a resolution tonight that could help clear the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Park Ridge might ask voters whether to create a new stormwater utility fee to help pay for future flood control projects, but won't do so in November.
Aldermen on Monday informally concurred they need more information about what a stormwater utility fee...
| Jul 24, 2014
In response to "TRUTH ABOUT HOBBY LOBBY," The Supreme Court's ruling was not a great decision for "religious freedom for all." It favors one religious group over others, so there's no cause to rejoice, especially given our exceptional history to worship...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Park Ridge aldermen must re-approve the recently OK'd referendum question asking residents whether to pay more property tax to the Park Ridge Public Library for four years, thanks to the city's newly revealed property value plummet.
On June 16, aldermen...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Tinley Park officials have unveiled a resolution that would place a binding referendum on the fall ballot asking voters whether they want term limits for elected officials.
Under the resolution proposed by village leaders, Tinley Park's elected...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Park Ridge's referendum picture became clearer Monday as aldermen approved one question about airport noise and gave their first formal nod to a revamped question on a property tax increase for Park Ridge Public Library.
The City Council unanimously...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:07 PM
The New Trier Township High School District 203 school board is expected to vote Aug. 14 on whether to put on the November ballot an $89 million bond issue request, district officials said recently.
The massive renovation of the Winnetka campus...