New Haven-Shawnee Multi Tax Assessment District, Galatia-Long Branch-Tate #2 Multi Tax Assessment District and Brushy-Raleigh Multi Tax Assessment District top the list in Illinois with the lowest spending per capita in 2017, Illinois State Comptroller fi
About 14,654 Southeast Illinois residents – or about 40.6 percent of the region’s population – were on food stamp rolls in January 2017, according to a Southeast Illinois News analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices
While veterans watched live from the Quincy Veterans Home, Sens. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) discussed communications during the Legionella outbreak at the site and why the outbreak even occurred during a Senate-House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing Monday.
Sens. Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) and Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) added their voices in support of a pair of Senate bills that had to pass together for the federal authorization of $3.5 billion needed to maintain the Illinois Hospital Assessment Program ending in June.
Welfare offices in Harrisburg and Mount Carmel saw food stamp costs drop by an average of 3.67 percent from January 2015 to January 2017, according to a Southeast Illinois News analysis of 66 Illinois welfare offices.