Politics and Government

Politics and Government

Obama says U.S. must catch up to ensure drones are safe

JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press
CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

Wise to meet with Willard task force

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SAVOY — University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise said the campus remains committed long term to being involved in Willard Airport.

Easter: UI sorting through Rauner travel, finance restrictions

URBANA — University of Illinois officials are trying to sort out how employees will be affected by Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive orders that call for travel restrictions and require additional financial disclosures.

Firm will do free review of treasurer's office

CHICAGO — A Midwest-based accounting and business advisory firm has agreed to undertake a pro bono performance review of the Illinois treasurer's office, State Treasurer Mike Frerichs announced Monday.

Some Paxton restaurants not posting inspection placards

PAXTON — The Country Gardens Restaurant & Pancake House on Paxton's west edge proudly displays its inspection placard on its front door.

Manager Teresa Huseini likes to show off the Country Garden's "A" grade and score of 91 that it received on its most recent inspection by the Ford County Public Health Department.

Jim Dey: College chief gets golden parachute after Andrzejewski findings

If you're ever looking for a skunk to crash a garden party, Adam Andrzejewski is your man.

Obama radio ad endorses Emanuel in Chicago mayoral election

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is getting some high-profile support in his bid to win a second term as Chicago mayor.

Documents: Quinn had marijuana recommendations, didn't act

CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

New Jersey's Christie launches political action committee

JILL COLVIN, Associated Press