Online court documents along with several telephone calls to law enforcement officials have revealed details surrounding the arrest of 32 year old Gabriel Goolsby. Officials say a tip to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force helped lead them to the arrest. The local... Read More.
The state’s public universities were raked over the coals Tuesday for failing to meet minority recruitment goals in awarding contracts, and state senators are looking for accountability.
Today at a press conference at the state Capitol, the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) was joined by lawmakers to outline strategies for proactively responding to a future of work that will demand advanced skills and training. These strategies are embedded within the... Read More.
The first official government report in Illinois on blockchain is being released today on the use and opportunities available through blockchain and distributed technologies in the public arena. The Illinois Blockchain Task Force, consisting of appointed members of the General Assembly, as well as... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) will be part of a team of lawmakers, state agencies that oversee healthcare services, and organizations that advocate for senior citizens, among others, that will study and offer suggestions on how the state can do a more efficient... Read More.
On Monday, April 10, 2017, Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, and Brendan F. Kelly, State’s Attorney for St. Clair County, Illinois, announce the introduction of the Southern Illinois Public... Read More.
Speaker Michael J. Madigan is forming a bipartisan House task force to continue working on an equitable education funding formula and address questions a state commission recently left unanswered. “The question of how Illinois funds our public schools is one that affects... Read More.
Governor Bruce Rauner today announced the creation of two task forces aimed at improving workplace environments for state employees. The Health and Safety Task Force and the Workplace Violence Task Force, both part of the state’s last, best and final offer and proposed... Read More.
Taxpayers and communities will benefit from reforms suggested by a state task force to reduce unfunded mandates on local communities and reduce the number of local governments in Illinois, according to State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon). After nearly a year of study... Read More.