The latest Illinois Department of Employment Security numbers make it look like things are getting slightly better in southeastern Illinois. The nine southeasternmost counties in the state including White, Hamilton, Gallatin, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, Saline, Hardin, & Pope have an average unemployment rate for... Read More.
Through a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Illinois is seeking community input on how to improve substance use disorder care for Medicaid beneficiaries. To complement feedback received at community forums/listening sessions held... Read More.
Weather and road conditions It’s Martin Luther King Day, a federal holiday for many as banks, schools and government offices will be closed today. Those closings should help keep traffic down, which will be a good thing this morning as area roadways are still slick and... Read More.
State Representative David Reis says he was glad to hear an optimistic tone taken by Governor Bruce Rauner during the Governor’s fourth State of the State address during a joint meeting of the legislature on Wednesday. "The Governor took this opportunity to address all Illinoisans... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation, under the leadership of Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Transportation Secretary Randy Blankenhorn, delivered in 2017 on its commitment to create economic opportunity throughout the state by better connecting communities, improving safety and enhancing quality of life. 'With the third-largest... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today announced the next steps to comprehensive plan to combat hate crimes in Illinois through improved training of law enforcement. As directed by the Governor last month, Illinois State Police worked with the Anti-Defamation League to create a new... Read More.