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The Miami Dolphins will attempt to rally voter support as leverage in their quest for public funding for improvements to Sun Life Stadium. The team refused to comment Saturday on a report that the Dolphins have agreed to require a referendum in Miami-...
Valley 610It was a night of personal jibes in Allentown City Council chambers Tuesday as council debated a ballot question that would give voters the right to weigh in when the city looks to sell or lease an asset over $10 million. While council defeated the...
Lynn O'Shea, head of an organization that serves the developmentally disabled in Kane County, said she doesn't even want to imagine what will happen if a new, local funding source isn't eventually created for groups like hers. "I'd hate to see people in...
While Highwood voters left no doubt after a Nov. 6 binding referendum that the city's ward system of eight trustees should be replaced by for six at-large council members, city officials are largely in favor of waiting until the 2015 general election....
The objector to a referendum concerning voting districts in Naperville withdrew all of his challenges to petition signatures Friday. The move comes a day after the city's legal staff finished reviewing more than 2,000 signatures and leaves a handful...
Tags: Voting, Elections, Lawyers, Politics, Justice System
A referendum asking Naperville voters if they want to keep electing city councilmen at large would not appear on the April ballot if an objection filed this week is successful. Naperville resident Paul Sjordal filed a challenge to the Yes at Large...
Tags: Voting, Elections, Politics, A. George Pradel
Taxpayers United of America has withdrawn its fight to keep alive a lawsuit that alleged Oak Park School District 97 understated, by 300 percent, the amount of the tax increase from an April 2011 referendum. The Chicago-based tax advocacy group sued...
With Winfield officials' plan to outsource its police patrols to save money for road repairs off the table, local leaders are looking for other ways to pay to fix the village's deteriorating roads. DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said publicly...
Tags: Layoffs and Downsizing, Politics, Winfield
The second round of a battle that divided residents in both Highland Park and Deerfield two years ago is beginning, and supporters of a scaled-down referendum say they can succeed where a similar group failed in 2011. Their goal is to convince their...
Tags: Voting, Elections, Arts and Culture, Politics, Water Supply
Baltimore County elections officials on Tuesday rejected a referendum challenge to a planned Wegmans in Owings Mills and a mixed-use development in Middle River, saying petitions used in the ballot drive did not give voters enough information. Board of...
Broward legislators are considering asking voters to approve a new property tax to pay for police in all county public schools and provide mental health referrals for students and school staff. The idea, sponsored by state Sen. Eleanor Sobel, D-...
Tags: Elections, Broward County, Mental Health, Politics, Lauderhill
Valley 610Update Thursday 10:38 a.m.: Allentown City Council has postponed a meeting scheduled for tonight to discuss a ballot question that would give voters a say in the sale or lease of city assets. The meeting will now take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in council...
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