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Saturday, February 24, 2018
An emergency board of trustees meeting was not necessary to handle the Parkland College trustee dilemma, the Illinois Attorney General's (AG) Public Access Bureau (PAB) determined recently, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign committee has hired Matt Besler, president of the Illinois Opportunity Project, as its chief adviser, the non-profit advocacy announced on Monday.
The budget battle in the Illinois Statehouse has allowed workers' compensation fraud to continue largely unchecked, the law firm Keefe, Campbell, Biery & Associates (KCBA) contends.
Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's motion for discovery had been denied by the U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Illinois high school baseball pitchers now face a pitch limit following a mandate by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) for the 2017 season.
Illinois did something this week that no state has ever done: received a downgraded credit rating to near-junk bond status.
Representatives from eight cities met in Evansville recently to discuss the upcoming Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC).
Urbana mayoral candidates Diane Marlin, Laurel Prussing and Evelyn Underwood recently participated in a local forum.
Edgar County Watchdogs recently revealed in Illinois Leaks that former Champaign
Mental Health Department Director Peter Tracy spent $100,000 on movies for Ebertfest
at the University of Illinois.
Because of the state's delay in funding higher education, Moody's Investors Service downgraded the rating on the district's general obligation unlimited tax from Aa2 to Aa3.
Republican candidate Mike Madigan, who is vying for the District 52 Senate seat, spoke out in May regarding Illinois' high unemployment rate.
The Champaign County Nursing Home Board of Directors met Feb. 8 and heard questions and concerns from the public regarding hot food for the nursing home residents.
The County of Champaign Board approved employment agreements including the reappointment of Jeff Blue as county engineer during its March 17 meeting.
The Village of Rantoul approved the ordinance for a new Enterprise Zone on Dec. 8.
The Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) invites its members and guests to its annual banquet Jan. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Middletown Prairie Elementary School, 1301 S. Bulldog Drive.
Urbana's 33-unit Highland Green project was awarded $522,535 in federal tax credits last month by the Illinois Housing Development Authority.