The Daily Northwestern

Biss’ bill to consolidate local government passes in state Senate

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2014

A bill sponsored by state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) that would allow the consolidation of certain local government entities was passed by the Illinois Senate on Monday and heads to the House of Representatives for consideratio...

Evanston votes to abolish township

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

March 18, 2014

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...