A statewide coalition of business groups is launching its push against the governor’s proposed progressive income tax. The proposed amendment to change the state’s flat income tax to a progressive structure with higher rates on higher earners is on the November ballot for voters... Read More.
A bipartisan group of southern Illinois state lawmakers have formed a nonprofit organization to give out grants to businesses there that are struggling amid the pandemic. Southern Illinois Strong is selling T-shirts in partnership with the Southern Illinois Community Foundation and will give the... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital holds a Cancer Support Group meeting once a month on the second Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m-7:00 p.m. in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room, with the next meeting being held, Thursday, January 9th. For more information about this... Read More.
Carmi residents shouldn’t be surprised if someone knocks on their doors Saturday, Oct. 19. Members of a volunteer group will be canvassing the community beginning about 10:30 a.m., inviting residents to attend one or all of three open houses planned for early next... Read More.
Coming up Saturday, July 20th, a group interested in splitting the Land of Lincoln into two states will hold an informational meeting in Mt. Vernon, Illinois. From 1 – 3pm, folks are invited to join New Illinois, Inc. at the Fairfield Inn at 217... Read More.
Andy Rubenacker has had his eye on 2021 for awhile now. Mr. Rubenacker, representing the Historical Society kicked off the Hamilton County Board meeting Tuesday evening in old business…really old business. Two years ago, Andy approached the County Board about the upcoming Bicentennial for... Read More.
Carmi Rotary Club Learns About CEO The Carmi Rotary club met on a frosty cold Thursday to hear about the CEO program at the Carmi-White County High School. On hand for the presentation was the school sponsor, Tracy Orr and the club’s CEO, Gaetano DiMaggio. Tracy began... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) will serve on the Legislative Public Safety Group, after being appointed by Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady March 20. The Legislative Public Safety Group is a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the Senate and House who... Read More.
The State of Illinois, led by the Department of Innovation & Technology and the Department of Central Management Services, is pleased to introduce MyBenefits Marketplace, a new online enrollment platform available to members of the State of Illinois’ group insurance programs later this month. ... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – They are known as one of the most influential rock and roll bands of all time, and this summer you can see them perform LIVE at the Illinois State Fair. State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon is pleased to announce KISS is... Read More.