Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch released the following statement on Governor Pritzker's Budget Address. "The Illinois Chamber is opposed to the massive tax increase proposed by the Governor’s budget plan under the guise of "closing corporate loopholes." We understand that the state has... Read More.
State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) released the following statement following Illinois Governor JB Pritzker’s budget address. “Last year at this time, the Governor put forward an unbalanced budget that relied on tax hikes that hadn’t passed, financial help that might not be coming,... Read More.
Illinois House Republicans held a press conference Monday morning to discuss their opposition to the new standards for educators, adopted by the Illinois Board of Education (ISBE) that deal with culturally responsive teaching. State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) took part in the press conference. The controversial standards... Read More.
After a Fast Track grant effort failed and with another funding program pending, the Carmi City Council will make another effort to make some needed improvements to what’s come to be known as the Hillsdale... Read More.
A town hall meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. to explore educational options for school children during the continued COVID-19 situation. At a recent CWC Unit 5 school board meeting a significant number of parents were denied entry into the... Read More.
The Mt. Carmel Police Department would like to address rumors concerning events occurring this weekend at Merchants Park. There will be a rally at Merchants Park from 6p-8p. The event is called Mt. Carmel Rally for Justice. The Mt. Carmel Police have been in contact with... Read More.
More than 70 people attended a meeting Tuesday night at R.I.G. Ministries in Carmi. The meeting, focused on White County Businesses, was put on by Illinois Patriots and Illinois Carry to discuss available options and... Read More.
Improved Processes to Help Streamline Increased Need for Benefits SPRINGFIELD – Today, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced they are taking additional steps to address the unprecedented volume of unemployment benefit claims the department has fielded as a result... Read More.
Kevin Wolff, CWCHS Boys Basketball Coach, addressed the Carmi Kiwanis Club Thursday, November 7, 2019 to discuss the 2019 -2020 season. Since try out have not... Read More.
In what appears to be a sharp reversal from last week’s ruling, the McLeansboro City Council has called a special meeting for tomorrow afternoon. Last week, council voted down 4 – 2 an amendment to a chapter of city code that would allow a... Read More.