Government

  • DeKalb council to vote on finance help

    DeKALB – At their meeting tonight, DeKalb aldermen will be asked to spend up to $45,000 to hire two retirees with municipal finance experience to impr ...
    April 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Bill would alert travelers about passport checks

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants the federal government to alert American air travelers about which airports around the world are failing to r ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Finance director resigns in wake of plan to review policies

    DeKALB – The city of DeKalb is without a finance director after Laura Pisarcik resigned the same week city Manager Anne Marie Gaura announced financia ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • GM slow to act on recalls, House documents show

    DETROIT – Documents released by a House subcommittee show that managers and employees at General Motors were often slow to react to safety problems – ...
    April 12, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Quinn, Rauner spar on education in 1st 2014 event

    CHICAGO – Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican businessman Bruce Rauner held little back in their first meeting of the 2014 campaign, with Rauner ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Voters to decide on 2 constitutional amendments

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Voters in Illinois will be asked whether to amend the state constitution in at least two different ways.
    April 11, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Illinois House defeats 'conversion therapy' ban

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers voted down a bill banning so-called conversion therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of gay youth.
    April 11, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Obama announces Sebelius resignation, successor

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's comeback ...
    April 11, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

    WASHINGTON – An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it takes for crooks to collect billions of dollars in bogus federal tax r ...
    April 13, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Drug court sober house plan stalls on location issue

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Board members say they were against having a sober house because it didn’t fit with the county’s 100-year plan.
    April 11, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • DeKalb Park District adjusts job responsibilities

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Park District Board on Thursday decided they are looking for more than a new executive director to add to their employee roster.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Hydrant flushing starts Monday in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Water Department will flush fire hydrants across the city from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Monday.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Assessment office seeks address forms

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County’s Chief County Assessment Office is asking people who have moved in the past year to contact the office.
    April 10, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

    WASHINGTON – Embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as the White House seeks to move past the election-year poli ...
    April 10, 2014 - 11:32 pm
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