Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is publicly preaching party unity on the campaign trail. But behind the scenes, Rauner is quietly leading an effort to purge conservatives from the Illinois Republican State Central Committee, which governs the party and has elections this month.
Illinois’ ongoing budget problem has left the State Board of Elections in a financial hole so deep that agency officials claim they can’t afford the new computers they need to handle the number of candidates filing petitions to run in next year’s elections.
A recent analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which owns this publication, found almost 50,000 duplicate voter registration records, representing Illinois residents who are registered multiple times.
Despite the controversy surrounding embattled Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino and whatever misdeeds he may have committed, the scandal apparently is not a big deal if news media buzz and political heat are any indication, a citizen journalist recently said on his blog.
Despite the controversy surrounding embattled Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino, whatever misdeeds he may have committed, the scandal apparently is not a big deal, if news media buzz and political heat are any indication, a vocal citizen journalist recently said on his blog.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Edgar County Watchdogs is calling for Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to resign after he pled the Fifth to avoid incriminating himself in an investigation by the Illinois State Board of Elections last week.
Carlotta Berry will present a talk from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the MLK Student Union, sketching her professional path and advocating for women in science, technology, engineering and math careers.
Posting just one win out of the 11 games so far — a 9-1 defeat of Northern Kentucky — the Eastern Illinois University Panthers softball team will head to Southern Illinois University for the Coach B Classic this weekend, March 5-6.