A project to better link America’s Central Port in Granite City with national freight transportation will receive the majority of its funding from a federal grant recently announced by Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL), according to a press release.
Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti and Joe Beyer, acting director of the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL), toured Venice's Becker Iron & Metal recently and cheered its workers in recognition of Labor Day, according to a press release.
Illinois Route 100 will be closed between Scenic Drive and Schallenberg Lane from 6 a.m. today until approximately 6 p.m. on Friday, depending on weather and other factors, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction worksites and damaged valuable equipment.
Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) recently cheered word that the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) and the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) would continue negotiations to prevent the layoff of 124 corrections nurses.
Illinois is weighed down by a mountain of workers' compensation claims, and the state is not going to lift that burden by chipping away at it with a kitchen knife, Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) said recently.
A settlement agreement on a revolving loan from Macoupin County to former South County News owner Dave Ambrose suggests that the county worked with Ambrose to illegally promote a 2014 referendum to increase the sales tax, a government oversight group alleged recently.