Illinois lawmakers are considering a multibillion-dollar tax hike that the Illinois Policy Institute says may worsen the state’s already weakened economy.
Gov. Bruce Rauner signaled he is ready to jump on board with several parts of the proposed "grand bargain," yet remains staunchly opposed to other elements of it.
The state of Illinois is losing people faster than any other state in the Midwest.
The Six Mile Regional Library District Board of Trustees met Nov. 29 to hear public comments.
The Vienna City Council met Jan. 18 to authorize fence repair funds.
The Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10 Board of Education met Jan. 17 to provide school improvement updates.
The Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10 Board of Education met Jan. 25 to consider hiring an athletic coach.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has activated the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Springfield to help ensure the state is prepared to help, with local emergency response teams following tornadoes this week.
Illinois schools furthest from their target adequacy goals will be the first to receive funding under a new formula approved by a reform committee recently.
With senior star Jack Weir struggling with injuries, the Chester High School boys basketball team needed someone to step up. Fellow senior Savion Smith was ready for the spotlight.
The city of Metropolis Industrial Committee met Jan. 18 to acquire real estate.
The Southeastern Illinois College Board of Trustees met Jan. 17 to grant retirements.
The Six Mile Regional Library District Board of Trustees met Jan. 10 to review committee reports.
The Illinois Racing Board met Jan. 24 to amend rules.
The Southeastern Illinois College Strategic Planning Committee met Nov. 28 to present sub-initiative developments.
The Vienna City Council met Dec. 21 to propose sewer pipe replacements.
The Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10 Board of Education met Dec. 21 to discuss improvement projects.
The city of Benton Zoning & Planning Commission met Feb. 1 to address expiring terms.
The Harrisburg City Council met Jan. 5 to approve bill payments.