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Friday, November 24, 2017
Jason Plummer of Edwardsville, who made a run for lieutenant governor in 2010s, has put in a bid for the Illinois Senate District 54 seat.
Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton calls it shocking that Springfield went years with no way to deal with dozens of sex harassment allegations.
Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton says Gov. Bruce Rauner has been doing a good overall job of tackling Illinois' problems.
Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton says Illinois' redistricting has led to voter disenfranchisement.
A gas tax hidden inside the 583-page state budget passed this summer is proof more transparency in government s needed, one Illinois Senate candidate says.
One Illinois Senate candidate sees the state's tax problems are evidence of its overspending.
Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton doesn't agree with other state conservatives calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to give up on his re-election bid because he enacted legislation to force taxpayers to foot the bill for abortions in Illinois.
The Belleville News-Democrat's Facebook page came to life recently with an outpouring of general relief and delight that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will end her reign in 2019.
Mike Babcock, the Republican candidate in House District 111, supports Gov. Bruce
Rauner for signing two bills aimed at tackling human trafficking.
Katherine Ruocco, the Republican candidate for the state House seat in District 113, supports the signing of two Illinois bills that tackle human trafficking.