Public sector employees and retirees could accept less than their constitutionally protected pensions if they understand it's them or public education, an economist said during an appearance on a recent Chicago-based radio show.
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
Illinois Valley area residents interested in manufacturing careers are invited to attend an informational session at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) on June 21 to learn about certified production technician (CPT) courses that begin in August.
Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the capture of vandals who raided one of his senior-assisted living construction worksites and damaged valuable equipment.
Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) is celebrating the announcement of an enterprise zone for LaSalle County and its surrounding counties that was certified by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity on May 16.