I believe every person should be able to visit a doctor regularly, get medical help when they’re sick, not worry about bankruptcy because of a medical emergency or chronic illness, and afford their medications without needing to choose whether they will pay for their prescriptions or feed th…
Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis represents the 13th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Picking up from last week, we assembled another panel of 10 to guide us through the news-packed year that was 1980
The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute’s Renewing Illinois program encourages Illinois university students to discuss and debate creative solutions to revitalize the Prairie State. While preparing background materials for the students who will participate in our annual summit, we recognized …
In disclosing that she will not personally file a legal challenge to county Clerk Aaron Ammons’ refusal to accept her election filing papers, Marisol Hughes said litigation is needed to settle the issue of whether Maryam Ar-Raheem or Carol Ammons is the party chairwoman.
One can call the state’s fireworks laws either 'outdated' or 'principled,' but one thing seems clear — they won't be changing anytime soon.
Marisol Hughes, the current appointed treasurer dumped by Democrats loyal to state Rep. Carol Ammons, said she’s considering challenging County Clerk Aaron Ammons’ decision to reject her candidacy filing.
Beginning at 9 a.m. today, video-gambling 365彩票app at establishments around the state will be turned on for the first time since March 16.
“Incorporating more minority literature in our curricula is something we have been trying to do for years in the English department,” said Alisyn Franzen, the English department chair at St. Joseph-Ogden High School.
'I challenge the system to think on how long you could tolerate humiliation, murder, intimidation and the instant criminalization of your existence before your anger boils over like a roman candle. Don’t you think 400 years is long enough?'
Champaign County Executive Darlene Kloeppel filed a lawsuit this past week in search of a judicial ruling that would expand her authority at the expense of the county board.
'It's been 400 years of this. But now that there’s videos of it, White people are seeing what they’ve accused Black people of whining about all these years. It’s racism. It’s implicit biases, and they’re bringing that to the 365彩票s, to the classroom.'
“Please wear dark clothes if you can, bring a candle, and some small token to leave in Crystal Lake Park for the spirits of these brave and faithful animals,” organizer Susan Parenti said in an email.
URBANA — In an effort to be more responsive, Urbana’s Civilian Police Review Board agreed Wednesday to meet at least monthly instead of quarterly and to drop the notarization requirement for police complaints.
Tears pooled in the eyes of multiple board members at the end of a four-hour virtual meeting Wednesday as they looked into their webcams and spoke about the importance of the resolution, which was curated by board members Gianina Baker and Elizabeth Sotiropoulos.
The governor's efforts to ease the state's problems have considerably complicated circumstances in county jails, where the number of inmates awaiting transfer to prison grows each day.
Darlene Kloeppel filed a lawsuit June 19 asking a judge to affirm that she is the presiding officer of the county board and that the office of county board chairman doesn’t exist in the county-executive form of government.
Headlines were made over the 45th president’s wanting to hold a Juneteenth commemoration in Tulsa, Okla., the site of a notorious massacre of African Americans by whites in 1921.
URBANA — Urbana aldermen will consider a resolution Monday in support of the “10 Shared Principles” developed in 2018 by the state NAACP and association of police chiefs.
County Clerk Aaron Ammons said as of Friday, voters could begin filling out an application on the county clerk’s website to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the Nov. 3 general election.
'We no longer will use criminal backgrounds other than those required by (the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development): a lifetime sex offender and those prosecuted for producing methamphetamines in public-housing facilities,' CEO David Northern Sr. said.
The proclamation prohibits the entry of Chinese graduate students and researchers on F and J visas to study or conduct research in the U.S. if they have or have ever had connections to entities supporting China365彩票app’s military-civil fusion strategy.
On Wednesday, the county board passed a resolution appointing her to serve out the remainder of the late Joe Victor’s term. She takes office July 1.
At the senate’s executive committee meeting Wednesday, Chairman Rob Kar said that a web survey of senators found that only 4 percent who responded were completely opposed to the proposal, while the vast majority supported it without any changes.
An examination of the House speaker's list of 'recommendations for the new administration' by Chicago public radio station WBEZ shows that the governor accepted 37 of the 76 nominees.