Illinois Valley's 41 school districts will receive an extra $3.04 million this year if the Illinois House accepts Gov. Bruce Rauner's version of a school funding bill, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Acting manager of AmeriCorps’ Illinois-based programs, the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois), recently reported $17.5 million in federal grants for AmeriCorps members.
Close to one out of every six homeowners in Illinois Valley has a mortgage that's 125 percent or more of their home's value as of March 31, according to a report by Attom Data Solutions, a California-based provider of property data.
A recent analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS), which owns this publication, found almost 50,000 duplicate voter registration records, representing Illinois residents who are registered multiple times.