Legislation filed in the Illinois House would free up millions of dollars in Medicaid coverage for autism treatment after a previous bungled attempt in 2019.
The city is proposing a Veterans Park on land it owns on the north end of town near the I-72 interchange.
“To see kids come into the complex with bats in hand, spikes on, it feels really, really good."
“The program will be bold, sustainable, holistic, and intentionally unconventional,” city staff wrote in a report.
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday that $1.6 billion in federal funding will be allocated toward early-childhood education and child-care providers in Illinois.
Taking a salary hit was legislators' way of standing symbolically with financially hard-pressed Illinois from 2009 to 2016, but two former lawmakers' want that money back.
Cameron Raab, one of the Champaign County Board’s newest members, has resigned, and a Champaign business owner is likely headed to take his place.
At present, the Illinois GOP holds no state offices and just one-third of legislative and congressional seats. It has no money and an uncomfortable-at-best relationship with the Trump base.
The state will now provide Medicaid benefits to eligible mothers for up to 12 months postpartum, a major extension from the previous 60-day limit. “Every mother in Illinois deserves access to quality healthcare following the birth of a child, regardless of their income level,” Gov. J.B. Pritzker said.
AG Kwame Raoul: 'Information technology staff and investigators from the Attorney General’s office have been working closely with federal law enforcement authorities to evaluate the extent to which the network was compromised.'
Two former Illinois state senators have a “clear right” to receive portions of their legislative salaries that were withheld by Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza and her predecessors, a Cook County judge decided.
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis: "Many of our colleagues, including Governor Pritzker, have said in their own words, that they would like an open and transparent process, one that's going to stop politicians from picking their own voters.”
The Champaign City Council will discuss the request Tuesday to designate West Clark Street between Prairie and Elm streets as Honorary Harry Breen Way
More than 1,000 drop-box and mail-in ballots were counted since Election Day and posted to the Champaign County Clerk’s website Friday.
In a state groaning under the collective weight of billions in public-pension debts, Gov. Pritzker signed legislation that increases retirement benefits and further depletes the near-bankrupt fund that pays them.
Eighteen years ago, Jesus Garza started 3 Js Transmission in a two-bay garage with $500 in his pocket. It has since expanded and moved to East Main Street and is a thriving business.
He said he will emphasize the construction of new homes in two area sites, including a 160-acre tract just east of the new Rantoul Family Sports Complex and one west of town along U.S. 136.
Though incumbents Jan Carter Niccum and A.J. Ruggieri each had 380 votes as of late Tuesday night, there are still vote-by-mail ballots that have to be counted.
With support for home rule in Savoy leading by just 38 votes and more vote-by-mail ballots to be counted, it remained unclear Wednesday whether the village will be adopting this form of government.
“I haven’t seen or heard anything from my IT folks that would make me think that we were under attack or anything like that,” Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons said.