A new bill would require the June property tax bill to be pushed back 90 days and comes as several Illinois counties look at ways to give taxpayers additional time. Property tax bills are due in June and September in Illinois. Seeing the economic fallout... Read More.
Due to the virus pandemic, Wayne-White Electric Cooperative reminds customers/members that the lobby at the Fairfield and Enfield office will remain closed throughout the month of April. Our primary business is to provide dependable electricity to our members each day. Keeping our workforce safe... Read More.
USDA Illinois Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Executive Director, (SED) Rick Graden announced over 125,000 Illinois farms that enrolled in safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will receive financial assistance for the 2016 crop year. The programs, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC)... Read More.
The Grayville City Council met Monday night for their final regular meeting of October. A purchase order for four new tires for the gas department truck was approved. S & K Repairs provided the low bid of $788.04 that was approved unanimously. Mayor Joe Bisch... Read More.
The Rauner Administration today called on Comptroller Susana Mendoza to reverse her disturbing decision to cut payments to social service organizations serving our state’s most vulnerable residents. “Hardship payments” are high-priority payments that executive branch agencies routinely send to the Office of... Read More.
The NCOE Board of Education held their meeting Wednesday evening in the Superintendent’s office. The minutes and the bills for the month were approved as presented. Mr. Vollman told the Board that some money has been received for transportation and special education funds for Fiscal... Read More.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that beginning today, many of the 1.7 million farms that enrolled in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs will receive safety-net payments due to market downturns during the 2015 crop year. “This... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) backed two House-passed bills this week to prohibit any future cash payments to Iran and to bring transparency to the Islamic Republic’s corrupt financial dealings. “According to President Obama’s own State Department, Iran is the world’s leading... Read More.