| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:35 AM
This fall, Tinley Park residents will again be asked to vote on whether the village should institute term limits for its elected officials.
Tinley's board voted unanimously Tuesday night to place a binding referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot asking...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Arlington Heights voters will not get a chance to weigh in on whether local officials should be subjected to term limits following a unanimous vote Thursday to keep the referendum off the November ballot.
Bill Gnech collected more than 2,700...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A tax opponent has filed a complaint with the Florida Elections Commission, claiming that Orange County schools are promoting a "yes" vote on August 26th's sales tax referendum by posting a sign on school property.
Ax the Tax founder Doug Guetzloe's...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Tinley Park's electoral board will hear an objection against a proposed referendum for binding term limits spearheaded by a vocal local critic.
Under the term limits referendum proposed by Tinley Park attorney Steve Eberhardt, village officials would be...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 3:53 AM
More than 780,000 votes were cast by Sunday, the final day of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by local and mainland Chinese authorities.
Hong Kong, a free-wheeling,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shuffled the deck in New England public affairs Tuesday when it ruled that there shall be a referendum in the Bay State this fall on legalizing state licensed casinos. This was good news on many counts.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:10 AM
I'm sure you're familiar with the expression "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater."
A popular forwarded email that began circulating in the late '90s purported to explain the origins of that and other familiar expressions, all dating back to...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:39 PM
When Wilmette voters cast ballots in the November election, they may be weighing in on providing money to two revered local institutions — New Trier High School and the village's lakefront.
Officials of the Wilmette Park District recently said...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
When Orange County voters go to the polls in November, they'll be deciding some key issues that could significantly change the way county elections are held, and also restrict citizens from making their own changes to the county's government charter.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Parents of Park Ridge Niles District 64 students in grades six through eight will be required to shell out up to $650 for student fees and a required computer for the upcoming school year.
Student fees total $315, while the district's 1:1 initiative...
| 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...