The Daily Northwestern

Bill to lower small business filing fee moves to Illinois House

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 1, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Politics, State

The Illinois State Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state filing fee to start a small business the cheapest in the country. The bill would decrease the filing fee to establish a limited liability compan...

Evanston gives animal nonprofit one week to respond to provisions

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

March 31, 2014

Filed under City, Politics

Evanston aldermen gave Community Animal Rescue Effort one week from Monday to respond to recommendations that will decide whether the city's relationship with the local animal nonprofit will continue. For the bulk of the meeting,...

Evanston votes to abolish township

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

March 18, 2014

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

By a near two-to-one margin, city voters elected Tuesday to abolish Evanston Township. With 44 of 53 precincts reporting, 63.23 percent of more than 7,500 voters had chosen to support the referendum to abolish the township. The...