Integrity Healthcare of Wood River, a 106-bed skilled care facility in Metro East, was cited by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for violations of the Nursing Home Care Act in the first quarter of 2018.
Out of school districts in Metro East, Granite City Community Unit School District 9 paid the most in penalties since 2005 for spiking employee salaries to boost outgoing teachers' retirement benefits, according to data obtained from the Teachers Retirement System of Illinois.
With an effective property tax rate of 3.64 percent, Bureau County has the highest tax rate among Illinois counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.
With the amount it's obligated to pay pensioners outpacing the funds it has on hand, 69.3 percent of the Maryville Police Pension Fund fund is funded, according to the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.
At Larry's Barber College in Chicago, 40.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
At a special meeting on Monday, April 30, 2018, the Collinsville Board of Education voted to approve an agreement with Collinsville Education Association (CEA) membership for a 2-year contract covering the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.
With the amount it's obligated to pay pensioners outpacing the funds it has on hand, 73.5 percent of the Mascoutah Police Pension Fund fund is funded, according to the latest data reported to the Illinois Department of Insurance Pension Division.