The Daily Northwestern

Uber users voice issues with surge pricing policy

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 16, 2014

Filed under City, Local, National, Politics, State

Uber users have voiced their frustration with the rideshare company in the past year, criticizing its policy of the temporary charge increase called “surge pricing.” The Better Business Bureau, which ranks businesses to...

Quinn, Rauner address issues in black community, criticize policies

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 15, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of Illinois and his challenger in the upcoming election, Bruce Rauner, argued Tuesday about each other’s stances on issues related to black Illinois residents, including unemployment, gun safet...

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...

Evanston PAC reaches halfway point in term limits push

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 25, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics, State

An Evanston group in favor of term limits for Illinois lawmakers announced Thursday it has gathered more than half the signatures it needs to put the issue on the ballot next year. Headed by Republican gubernatorial candidate...