The Dana-Thomas House, a Springfield home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is hosting a series of holiday events, including holiday walks, concerts and an open house, according to a recent release from the Dana-Thomas House Foundation.
The Amtrak train station in historic downtown Lincoln, build in 1911, is once again taking passengers after a 30 year break thanks to recent renovations, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) said in a release.
The Illinois Secretary of State's Office of General Counsel has declared in a letter its intent to recover $25,000 in grant funds from the Atlanta Public Library District due to a prohibited financial interest on the part of one of the library trustees, according to a citizen oversight group.
EmberClear Corp. and Siemens USA will partner on the development of a natural gas power plant in Pawnee that will create up to 500 construction jobs and 40 permanent positions in the community, according to a press release from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce (GSCC).
Downtown Springfield could start seeing more students from the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) and Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) thanks to a newly introduced discount program, according to Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez's (R-Leland Grove) website.
The Atlanta, Illinois, Public Library District fraudulently entered into a contract in order to qualify for a grant from the Illinois Secretary of State, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) allege on their Illinois Leaks website.
The Atlanta Public Library District recently bowed to public pressure and vacated an ordinance to impose a Library Building and Maintenance Tax rather than put the matter to vote in a referendum, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
The state’s new education funding reform law, ironed out through bipartisan compromise, stands in stark contrast to the more one-sided state budget that passed earlier this summer, Rep. Tim Butler (R-Springfield) said in a recent press release.
Illinois’ new school funding formula will make a great education more accessible to all of the state’s children, according to Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez (R-Leland Grove) in a press release that explains key provisions of the law.
The Atlanta, Illinois, Public Library Board approved loans at its November 2013 and January 2014 meetings that were not listed on the agendas, thus violating the Open Meetings Act (OMA), according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
The Atlanta, Illinois, Public Library District agreement to purchase Union Hall is a deliberate attempt to circumvent the law and requires a criminal investigation, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) contend.
A court ruling a Chicago law firm argues is relevant to statewide workers' compensation cases can be used as precedent in only very specific and limited situations, the firm posted on its website recently.
Veterans in downstate counties will have more access to alternatives to the traditional judicial system under a newly enacted law pushed by Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez (R-Leland Grove), according to a press release.
The state procurement reforms recently enacted under Senate Bill 8 are a great step, but more must be done to save money and help the Illinois economy, Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez (R-Leland Grove), a cosponsor of the bill, said in a press release.
Headlines that scream about shockingly high pension payouts don't paint a clear picture of the real problem lllinois faces: a historic lack of employer contributions, the Better Government Association (BGA) argued recently on its website.