The Daily Northwestern

City announces closure of offices, facilities for Nov. 10 furlough day

Rishika Dugyala, City Editor

October 30, 2017

Most Evanston offices and facilities will close Nov. 10 — in observance of Veterans Day — for an unpaid furlough day as part of a comprehensive cost-saving plan that City Council approved weeks ago. In a Monday news release,...

Illinois Supreme Court kills 2013 pension reform

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 10, 2015

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Friday that pension reductions passed in 2013 were unconstitutional. The decision struck down the most recent attempt to address a $111 billion pension shortfall and spells trouble...