| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Expressing concerns about the prospect of voters facing requests for two bond sales on the Nov. 4 ballot, officials at the Wilmette Park District said Monday that they have decided to postpone until 2015 a request to borrow $14 million to pay for...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 said they are cautiously optimistic with the favorable results of a pair of recent surveys gauging community support of a proposed $89 million referendum to renovate the Winnetka campus.
| 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...
| 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...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The police station may be falling apart and City Hall is showing its age, but when it comes to major spending projects, commissioners say the focus has to be on water.
The only realistic way to come up with the needed money is for residents to agree...
| 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...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:36 AM
In addition to choosing a new mayor in November as well as three commissioners, voters in Coral Springs will take to the polls to decide whether to create a new tax for themselves.
A $12.4 million bond that would take 20 years to pay off would upgrade...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A conservative group will try to collect enough signatures to force a referendum on a law approved by the General Assembly this year protecting the rights of transgender individuals.
MDPetitions.com, founded and led by Republican Del. Neil Parrott of...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:09 AM
The Chicago City Council today filled the November general election ballot with enough referendums to prevent any citizen questions from being placed on all ballots in the city.
Aldermen voted to place three questions on the Nov. 4 ballot — the...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:30 PM
With a weekend deadline looming, a conservative group – shadowed by an equal rights organization – is making a final push in an uphill effort to collect enough signatures to force a ballot referendum on a transgender rights law scheduled to...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Spain's King Juan Carlos said on Monday he would abdicate in favor of his son Prince Felipe, aiming to revive the scandal-hit monarchy at a time of economic hardship and growing discontent with the wider political elite.
"A new generation is quite...