Some of Governor Bruce Rauner’s allies are threatening political consequences for Republicans who support a “grand bargain” to end the budget logjam. But Rauner says that’s a sign the
The Springfield Hotel and Lodging Association wants you to know… it has not, and does not, support the increase in hotel-motel taxes approved by aldermen this week.
A wounded warrior is getting a hero’s welcome home. Private First Class Maggie Bilyeu suffered a broken leg and shrapnel wounds in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan in
Two tow-truck operators have been seriously injured in a hit-and-run on Interstate 72 near Decatur.
A soft lockdown was issued… and then lifted a short time later… at Southeast High School Friday, after the discovery of a threatening message on a bathroom wall.
Governor Bruce Rauner says state worker pay should be covered by an ongoing continuing appropriation… so that paychecks can never get caught up in a budget impasse.
If state workers can get paid without a budget, non-profits and social service agencies say they should get the same deal.
The latest candidate seeking to replace Bruce Rauner in the governor’s office says the blame for the state’s budget mess rests entirely with Rauner.
Springfield aldermen say the city budget should be balanced with more cuts… rather than tax increases. But Mayor Jim Langfelder’s budget director says their math doesn’t add up.