Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) released the following statement regarding reports that fewer than 600 non-citizens were added to voter rolls due to administrative error: “There is absolutely no room for administrative error when it comes to properly conducting our election system.
A respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds and killed at least 17 people in China saw its first confirmed cases in the United States this week, but a health official in Springfield said Friday that the risk of transmission in central Illinois remains low.
The Glenwood High School Dance Team will be holding two clinics for 2nd-4th graders interested in learning a fun dance routine and performing it at the January 24th Varsity Boys Basketball game at halftime!
Students in Macoupin County will have access to new tech education equipment and training facilities with the help of a recently delivered $2 million state grant advocated by State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) intended to support capital improvements and much-needed equipment upgrades for the Southern Macoupin Consortium for Innovation and Career Pathways.
State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) welcomed 37 young women from Sherrod’s Independent Mentoring Program, Inc., or SIMP, which provides mentorship, academic advising, and empowerment seminars to public school students in Decatur.
The start of the New Year brought about the beginning of Illinois’ controversial minimum wage hike. Effective Jan. 1, Illinois’ minimum wage increased from $8.25 per hour to $9.25 per hour, putting additional cost burdens on small-business owners across the state.