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Sangamon County News
In the shadow of the 16th president, Illinois lawmakers passed legislation that will bring more state jobs to Springfield.
Sangamon County Regional Leadership Council met at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6.
Menard County had 287 public employees – 2.3 percent of the county's population, according to 2016 Illinois State Comptroller financial reports.
Sangamon is among the Illinois counties that employ the fewest government workers per capita, according to 2016 Illinois State Comptroller financial reports.
Illinois native and former Sangamon County business owner Mike Murphy is gearing up for the November general election where he will face off against Democrat Marc Bell for the 99th Illinois House District seat.
Menard County spent $1,167 per capita in 2016, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.
Sangamon and Logan top the list in Illinois with the lowest spending per capita in 2016, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.
Sangamon County Building Code Board of Appeals met at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15.
Illinois State Board of Elections data shows Schuyler, Pope and Cass counties see the highest rate of men voting in Illinois.
Illinois State Board of Elections data shows Massac, Vermillion and Cook counties see the highest rate of women voting in Illinois.
In the last election, 55 assessors in 36 counties, including one in Logan County and three in Sangamon County, were illegally placed on the ballot and elected, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs.
Sangamon County Collective Bargaining Committee met at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Three Republican lawmakers reflected on the late 4th District Appellate Judge John Schmidt with a resolution in his honor.
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).
Sangamon County Regional Leadership Council met at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 25.
Sangamon County Menard Area Regional Transit will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, October 16.
Sangamon County Hearing Department will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, October 16.
Sangamon County Springfield Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee met at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.
Sangamon County Afternoon Hearings Committee met at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17.
Williamsville taxpayers will pay an additional $584,783.89 in income taxes this year, according to an analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS).