Bringing 26 years of experience from his previous position in Ohio, Kevin Edmond was recently named fire chief for the city of Collinsville after a thorough search by the Illinois Fire Chief’s Association.
The Chicago Tribune has called for embattled Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to step aside until he resolves nagging campaign finance questions that his critics say major media outlets have largely ignored for months.
After Illinois’ personal income tax was hiked just 2 points — from 3 to 5 percent — in early 2011, a record number of residents packed their bags, revealing what the Illinois Policy Institute termed “wealth flight.”
Two Metro East Kmart stores are destined to shutter their doors following parent company Sears’ recent decision to close 108 Kmart venues and 42 Sears outlets nationwide by mid-spring, according to 'Business Insider.'
Renewing his commitment to keep an eye on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) recently accepted a six-year renewal of his post leading the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Environment Subcommittee.