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Tuition will increase 3.75 percent for new undergraduate students entering Illinois State University this fall term.

During the Illinois budget crisis, private companies borrowed billions of dollars to pay government vendors on time with the promise that state repayment would come with late fees.

State Representative Jehan Gordon-Booth is sponsoring legislation to remove a common roadblock for those with a criminal record. 

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city's airline carriers are in the final stages of negotiating an $8.5 billion deal to dramatically expand O'Hare International Airport.

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says he will recommend that the school freeze its base tuition for incoming, in-state freshmen for a fourth consecutive year.

Northern Illinois University trustees have again voted to freeze tuition and lower fees for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year.

Illinois lawmakers have approved a plan that would raise phone fees for 911 services and allow AT&T to disconnect traditional landlines.

Incoming Illinois State University students this fall won't pay more to attend the school than last year's freshman class.  ISU trustees voted to hold tuition, fees and room-and-board rates steady for the 2017-2018 academic year. 

Chicago's City Council has approved a budget that includes a massive property tax hike and other fees to help close a shortfall and address the city's underfunded pension system.  Chicago has the worst-funded pension system of any major American city.

County committee delays loan vote, OKs fee hikes

Oct 31, 2014

Peoria County is spending the next month giving board members more financial and job information about an environmental tech company in line for a large loan.  A county committee deferred signing-off on a $2.5 million loan for Peoria-based ELM LLC by one month. Mark Rothert is the county’s Assistant Administrator for Economic Development. He says there are differences between ELM and the County’s loan to Firefly Energy, that went belly-up:

IL bar exam fees increasing

Nov 29, 2013

It will cost more to become a licensed attorney in Illinois next year.  Fees for the bar exam are going up by 100 dollars.