In a list of the 30 most populous counties in Illinois, Sangamon County ranked No. 7 for the rate of abortions performed there in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
Sangamon County accounted for 348 of the 39,329 abortions performed statewide in 2017, according to an Illinois Department of Public Health report issued in December, which tracks abortions performed on an annual basis.
The House of Representatives congratulated schoolchildren from Sangamon County for raising more than $18,000 to buy an artifact involving President Abraham Lincoln and donate it to the state of Illinois.
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.
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).