Galesburg businessman Mark Kleine is asking residents of Illinois' 17th Congressional District to send him to Washington as an independent lawmaker who will put their interests first, according to a press release.
Effingham County has signed an agreement with an ambulance company that is connected to the county board chairman without including other ambulance providers in its bidding, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) allege.
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) debated the good and bad of a property tax freeze with Tom Neely, former president of the Morton Illinois School Board USD 709, in the Illinois House on Friday.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
More than 30 international buyers from Asia, Central America and South America visited Farmweld in Teutopolis to learn about the company’s wean-to-finish technology as part of this year’s Illinois Pork Tour, according to a press release from the Illinois Department of Agriculture.
The Fayette County Bank in St. Elmo has been closed and purchased by the Evansville, Indiana-based United Fidelity Bank, according to a press release from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).
Nauvoo Mayor John McCarty appears to have improperly submitted his Statements of Economic Interest with Hancock County, omitting his ownership of a business that has received payments from the city since at least 2013.