If you're considering trading in your used car so you can buy yourself something new, you might want to move quickly. After the new year, the trade-in credit is going down and the sales tax is going up.
During the recent legislative veto session, lawmakers voted to consolidate more than 640 local police and fire pension funds, but it falls far short of solving the state's $200 billion pension problem.
Scraping through a few hundred municipal codes in Illinois didn’t turn up any trick-or-treat ordinances allowing for jail time. But fines associated with age limits, curfews, masks and more were plentiful.