Former state university employee James McKirahan, who retired in April 2019, saved $61,118 toward a pension over 14 years working for state universities, State Universities Retirement System of Illinois records show.
Six nursing homes in East Central Illinois received below-average scores from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) after the federal agency updated its nursing home rating system for consumers in April.
Voter registration data shows Neoga Township Precinct 2, Neoga Township Precinct 1 and Holland Township Precinct 1 are area precincts ranked among the East Central Illinois precincts with the most Independent voters
Former state university employee Vera Keplar, who retired in April 2019, saved $8,238 toward a pension over 15 years working for state universities, State Universities Retirement System of Illinois records show.
A Clay County Republican in Illinois' state House said recently that he opposes a measure currently making its way through the General Assembly that could more than double Illinois' gas tax by this summer.
Republican state Rep. Blaine Wilhour (Effingham) says he stands in full support of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, who last week signed into law controversial abortion legislation widely regarded as the "fetal heartbeat bill."
State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) believes a recent Truth in Accounting report adds credibility to his idea that Chicago should become its own entity through a legal separation from the rest of Illinois.