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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Wood River incumbent Patrick McRae re-elected as trustee, while Miner falls short of victory.
David Fields, a pastor at Hartford's Assembly of God Church, recently announced his
candidacy for village trustee in what will be his first foray into the political arena.
Scott Miner is a major proponent of transparency in government and has talked extensively about the need to make fiscal expenditure information available to the residents of Wood River.
Jamie Goodwin believes East Alton’s property taxes should be lower and roads should be better, and that the city also needs more funding for police patrols to reduce crime
The state of Illinois is losing people faster than any other state in the Midwest.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a multibillion-dollar tax hike that the Illinois Policy Institute says may worsen the state’s already weakened economy.
Madison and St. Clair county residents are paying an increased sales tax that began Jan. 1.