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    Police plan extra St. Patrick’s Day enforcement

    by  • March 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Police across Illinois will be stepping up efforts to catch drunk drivers over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. In a press release Thursday, spokesmen for the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police said hundreds of local law enforcement agencies will be on patrol. They say St. Patrick’s Day is a traditional day of celebration...

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    House approves bi-partisan pension overhaul

    by  • March 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A House committee has approved a bi-partisan pension overhaul that requires more employee contributions and floats the issue of shifting pension costs to local school districts. The bill is one of several attempts pending before lawmakers to address the state’s nearly $100 billion pension crisis. The House Personnel and Pensions Committee approved it 9...

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