Earlville CUSD 9 in LaSalle County receives just $230 per student from the state to fund pensions for teachers and administrators, the lowest of all other districts, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.
Sen. Sam McCann (R-Plainview) is throwing his support behind Pittsfield businessman Jonas Petty in his Republican primary bid to unseat incumbent Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) in the 100th House District.
Rondout SD 72 in Lake County receives $1,579 per student from the state to fund pensions for teachers and administrators, leading all other districts, according to a Wirepoints analysis of Teacher Retirement System data.
Doug Jameson sees Rep. Scott Drury’s (D-Highwood) willingness to stand up to Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) as the latest sign that the longtime House Speaker’s assault on Springfield may be finally nearing an end.
Following President Donald Trump's call this week for a tariff on steel and aluminum, US Steel CEO David Burritt said the company will reactivate its manufacturing plant in Granite City, creating 500 jobs for area steelworkers.
Sen. William "Sam" McCann (R-Plainview) called for the resignation of Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah earlier this week during a Senate-House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing regarding the Legionnaires disease outbreak at the Quincy Veterans Home.
While veterans watched live from the Quincy Veterans Home, Sens. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) discussed communications during the Legionella outbreak at the site and why the outbreak even occurred during a Senate-House Veterans Affairs Committee hearing Monday.
In the last election, 55 assessors in 36 counties, including one in St. Clair County and two in Madison County, were illegally placed on the ballot and elected, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs.