The Daily Northwestern

Evanston aldermen approve funds for police body cameras

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

February 24, 2015

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

Aldermen on Monday gave the city manager’s office permission to apply for a grant to help fund body-worn cameras for Evanston police. If the city secures the grant, which would provide federal funding but is administered...

Illinois Senate rejects Biss bill for pension reform, approves less ambitious plan

Edward Cox, Reporter

March 20, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

A watered down pension reform bill squeezed through the Illinois Senate on Wednesday after lawmakers rejected a more comprehensive proposal from  state Sen. Daniel Biss of Evanston. Lawmakers approved the bill sponsored by...

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn launches online pension awareness campaign

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 29, 2012

Filed under City, Politics, State

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn launched a campaign this month to raise awareness about Illinois’ current pension crisis. The campaign, entitled “Thanks In Advance,” includes a website, Facebook page and Twitter handle. The website...