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Emanuel pushes ban on asking about criminal record

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to expand a state law that prevents employers from asking job seekers about their criminal records before offering them an interview.

September 30, 2014 8:33 am

City Council boosts wellness with program funds

GARY | The City Council was promoting wellness earlier this week in several ordinances.

July 19, 2014 7:25 pm

Glenwood to consider ordinance regulating board-ups

GLENWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday agreed to have the village attorney draft an ordinance limiting boarded-up structures in the village.

July 19, 2013 6:00 pm

Chicago Heights aims to limit donation drop boxes

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | An ordinance that regulates donation drop boxes was approved at a recent City Council meeting.

October 05, 2012 11:50 pm

M'ville gives initial approval to rental housing, food cart ordinances

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council approved several ordinances on first reading this week, including one that looks to address a disproportionate allocation of multifamily housing in the town's seven wards.

July 26, 2012 7:30 pm

Complaints prompt M'ville to ponder limiting fireworks

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council might begin considering stricter fireworks regulations after a resident expressed concerns about excessive fireworks use in the Lincoln Gardens subdivision.

July 24, 2012 9:40 pm

Lansing officials discuss loud music

LANSING | Village officials discussed last week the effectiveness of local ordinances meant to regulate loud music.

September 25, 2011 9:30 pm

Chicago Heights wants to make its ordinances more understandable

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The assorted city ordinances that comprise local law are written in legalese that isn't always clear or comprehensible.

September 24, 2011 11:10 pm

Council may discuss regulating door-to-door sales tonight

HAMMOND | The City Council will consider an ordinance regulating door-to-door salesmen, offering a buyout package for retirement-eligible city employees and allowing guns in all city buildings except City Hall when it meets tonight.

August 08, 2011 12:00 am

Proposal aims to curb panhandling

PORTAGE | The City Council Ordinance Committee approved a draft ordinance this week that seeks to curb panhandlers from soliciting money at intersections in the city.

July 22, 2010 12:00 am
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