The Daily Northwestern

Evanston, local officials voice opposition to fire staffing bill

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 19, 2014

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and other local officials came together Tuesday to voice their opposition to a bill that would make firefighter staffing levels subject to arbitration by an outside party other than municipalities. The...

Statewide government transparency website launches

Susan Du, City Editor

November 14, 2012

Gov. Pat Quinn announced late last month the launch of the Illinois Open Technology Challenge, a transparency pilot program that asks local governments to rally technology developers, regional college talent and ordinary residents...