Central Illinois Gazette

Central Illinois Gazette

Johnson praises bin Laden assault effort

U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson, R-Urbana, has issued a brief statement in response to the U.S. effort to capture Osama bin Laden, which ended in bin Laden's death Sunday in Pakistan:

Health Alliance hearing in Springfield today

This afternoon's scheduled hearing on the state's tentative decision to switch state employees' and retirees' health insurance from Urbana-based Health Alliance has been moved from the Stratton Building in Springfield to a larger hearing room in the Capitol.

Law school students come up with proposed Illinois congressional district map

A class at the Columbia University law school has developed a new congressional district map for Illinois that throws Champaign and Vermilion counties into a district with Macon and Sangamon counties.