Illinois State Capitol 2, Getty Images, photo by Henryk Sadura

Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax Rates

It won’t be on you – it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).

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Coming Up with the Cash to Pay for Sewer System Upgrades

Do you want the MSD to borrow about a $1 billion, and your sewer rates rise to $61 dollars a month by 2020? Or do you want the district to pay cash as it goes, and your bill go up to $96 dollars a month by 2020?


Photo: Getty/Tim Boyle

Weather Impacting Home Sales

A snowy winter and bitterly cold temperatures have kept home buyers and sellers away from the market at least that’s what local real estate experts are saying.


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Foreclosure Activity On The Rise

Foreclosures continue to rise nationwide and St. Louis is no different.



Affordability Is The Best In Thirty Years

OK, so rates are good and the market is down, or so you think! What does that really mean for homebuyers, first timers or move up buyers?



MSA Reports Unemployment Rates Nearly Flat

Metro area unemployment slightly lower than national average.



Watchdogs Keeping Close Eye On Ameren Illinois Rate Case

Plan will determine utility rate for the next decade.



Ameren Predicts Victory In Rate Rollback Challenge

Ameren has filed papers with the Securities and Exchange Commission to keep the current rates.