Courtesy of PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois email@example.com SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch, who recently announced he has the support for another term as House speaker, says he looks forward to governing with an even larger supermajority than he had during his first two... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD- Long-term care expenses can be incredibly expensive for patients and their family members. State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) has filed legislation aimed at offering some financial help for those who have to cover the costs. "Times are tough for families across the state. If... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Benton native and 117th District State Representative Dave Severin took the oath of office to serve another term in Springfield during Inaugural ceremonies on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. Wednesday’s swearing-in marks the beginning of Severin’s third term in the House after first... Read More.
Mike Madigan is now at least six votes shy of what he would need for another term as Illinois House speaker, but the latest Democratic House member to vow her opposition leads the party’s caucus. State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, said on Dec. 1 that... Read More.
White County added 19 new cases of CoViD-19 according to the Thursday afternoon update from Egyptian Health Department. The new cases accompany 17 more in Harrisburg and 5 new Gallatin County cases. White County now has had 1,328 lab confirmed positive cases which adds... Read More.
Recovery-Oriented System of Care Council seeks people in long-term recovery Egyptian Health Department’s recovery-oriented system of care (ROSC) council is seeking people who live in Gallatin, Hamilton, Saline and White counties to contribute to building a supportive... Read More.
Darren Bailey, candidate for State Representative in the 109th District, today signed a pledge committing to vote against Mike Madigan for Speaker of the Illinois House and to support term limits legislation. Bailey... Read More.
A Carmi man is looking at a very long time behind bars after he entered an open plea of guilty in White County Court Wednesday afternoon on five separate charges of possession of child pornography,... Read More.
Effective January 17, 2017, Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed Sadzi Martha Oliva to a five-year term at the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Pending confirmation of the Illinois Senate, Acting Commissioner Oliva will become the ICC’s first Latina Commissioner. “Ms. Oliva’s comprehensive legal... Read More.
State Sen. Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) issued the following statement Jan. 11 after the Senate adopted Senate Resolution 3, which enacts term limits of 10 years on the offices of Senate President and Senate Minority Leader. “This is a good step and another... Read More.