Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
Nearly two months after Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) posted a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction sites, local police say they still have no suspects.
Some Coles County residents are demanding to have their property assessments invalidated after learning that the appraiser was allegedly illegally hired, a government oversight group reported recently.
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction work sites and damaged valuable equipment.
The name changed and the dress code got fancier, but the results of the 33rd Annual Sarah Bush Lincoln Cheers! event stayed true to its cause, raising $18,000 for the Volunteer Guild's scholarship program to help students seeking health care degrees.
Tax filings prove that Robert Becker, a commercial assessor, was hired as a contractor, not an employee, for the Coles County Supervisor of Assessments (SOA), the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) allege on their Illinois Leaks website.
After "rumored rumblings" for months, the longtime bookkeeper and office manager of the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District (CERWD) was fired in late March, and the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) would like to know why.
Edgar County has filed a motion to dismiss in response to an ongoing complaint by Rides Mass Transit District (Rides MTD) over the distributions of funds following the dissolution of the East Central Mass Transit District (ECIMTD).
When the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) scheduled a strike vote earlier this year, many viewed the move as another tactic orchestrated by the union to prevent Gov. Bruce Rauner from imposing his last, best offer.
Chosen for her extensive business, government and human services experience, former Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger was named deputy governor today by Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to support conquering the state’s financial ordeals.