The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is inviting the public to an open house-style hearing on the Third Street railroad corridor project in Springfield from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, according to a press release.
Something's fishy about the missing restaurant receipt that is the subject of controversy regarding the Orland Park Public Library and its director, Mary Weimar, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
House Speaker Mike Madigan and Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino continue to operate under a patronage system that rewards loyalty with employment, even when the job candidate lacks the skills for the work, according to a court-appointed investigator in a filing published April 25.
Gov. Bruce Rauner followed the rules when he named Deborah Simpson and Lenore "Elizabeth" Coppoletti to the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission (IWCC) recently, but a Chicago law firm decried what it sees as a "secret" process that leaves the public out of the picture.
The National Rifle Association is asking members to call the Illinois Senate Environment and Conservation Committee ahead of a hearing on a bill that would ban lead ammunition in state parks and protected natural areas.
Edgar County Watchdogs reported in a recent issue of Illinois Leaks that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests triggered Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board (ILETSB) non-compliance letters to be sent to 30 sheriffs.
Within a day of announcing his bid for Illinois governor, Chris Kennedy -- whose name already carries a lot of weight -- got linked to another name with a lot of weight -- or baggage, depending on one's point of view: Mike Madigan.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner cannot impose contract terms on the American
Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), so the union has no authorization to strike, a Springfield appellate court has ruled.