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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $7.8 billion fiscal 2016 budget and a historic property tax increase to pay for public safety worker pensions easily cleared the city council on Wednesday. However, the plan for the fiscal year that begins on Jan. 1 still faces uncertainties in the Illinois Legislature and supreme […]

Chicago approves Emanuel’s property tax increase













Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with her counterparts in the rest of the country and the District of Columbia, have launched a joint investigation into allegations that mortgage companies mishandled documents and broke laws in foreclosing on hundreds of thousands of homeowners.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan joins country in probing mortgage cos.