Seniors in White and Hamilton Counties will be forced to find a new place to get meals on Mondays and weekday evenings. A press release from the White County Seniors Center indicates the cuts are being blamed on a lack of funding from both... Read More.
ELDORADO, IL – Friday, Ferrell Hospital officials and community leaders cut the ribbon on the hospital’s $34 million expansion and modernization project. The ribbon cutting ceremony was limited in attendance due to current statewide COVID-19 restrictions, but was broadcast live on the Ferrell Hospital Facebook... Read More.
At a time when public educational institutions, social service providers, and state and local governments are struggling to emerge from Illinois’ multi-year budget impasse, 51 percent of registered voters say the solution to the state’s $1.5 billion budget deficit is to cut “waste and... Read More.
Illinois voters are not very sanguine about the overall direction of the state and nation, but they are much happier about the direction of their own town or city. Voters are also not impressed with the recent federal tax... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) issued the following reaction in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Budget Address Feb. 14. “Today, Governor Rauner outlined a good plan that would set Illinois on the right path to fiscal certainty. Our road-map in 2018... Read More.
The Rauner Administration today released the below statement following the Senate Executive Committee voting down legislation to give Governor Rauner the authority to cut spending and balance the budget: “Governor Rauner has said from the beginning that if the legislature is unwilling... Read More.
More than half of Illinoisans say state government spends too much money, and should close its budget deficit by only cutting spending – not raising taxes. This is according to a new poll of likely Illinois voters, released today by the non-partisan Illinois Policy... Read More.