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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston taxes hold steady despite high pension bills

April 29, 2015

Evanston’s tax rate, with a few exceptions, has stayed relatively stable over the past decade even as Illinois sits with the highest overall tax rate throughout the nation in 2015. Illinois residents...

Local governments eye pension consolidation, regulations

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...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) discusses state retirement policy with community members. The event was co-hosted by MidLife Ventures, a non-profit for seniors, and the Merion, a luxury home for seniors.

Daniel Biss discusses Illinois retirement policy in Evanston

February 17, 2015

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) spoke Monday night on the state of retirement policy in Illinois, focusing on long term funding deficits, teacher pensions and looming decisions on retirement funding...

Evanston releases expanded 2015 budget

October 12, 2014

Evanston released Friday its proposal for the 2015 budget, which calls for an additional $5.5 million in funding compared with last year and no net increase in property taxes for residents. The total...

Evanston Democrats sweep races

November 7, 2012

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Skokie) and State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) all won by a wide margin Tuesday night against Republican challengers Timothy Wolfe, Glenn Farkas and...

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