The Daily Northwestern

Local governments eye pension consolidation, regulations

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

April 14, 2015

The Illinois pension system was ranked last in the country in September by credit-rating agency Moody’s, and now the north suburbs are considering a plan to consolidate local pensions into a larger pool with better revenue. Meanwhile,...

Evanston City Council passes 2015 budget, raising water rate by 10 percent

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 25, 2014

City Council passed the proposed 2015 budget Monday after it narrowly approved an amendment to include a 10 percent increase in the water utility rate for Evanston residents. The passed budget stands at $257,268,137, d...