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Updated May 20, 2015 at 11:50 AM

State budget talks continue to heat up as the Illinois General Assembly heads into its last few weeks of session. One item on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Turnaround Illinois Agenda is a budget proposal is whether the cities’ share of state income tax revenues will be cut in half. Area city officials say they are closely monitoring state budget negotiations to see if the cut to the local share is approved.

Updated Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 AM

Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Department of Labor Director Hugo Chaviano visited Essentra Specialty Tapes in Forest Park Tuesday to commemorate the 44th Annual Worker’s Memorial Day.

Updated Apr 22, 2015 at 8:23 PM

EAST PEORIA — When Gov. Bruce Rauner was last in the Peoria area, he said his "turnaround agenda" of reform proposals was ready to go, written into legislative form and ready for debate in the General Assembly whenever...

Updated Apr 1, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Chief Justice Rita B. Garman, the Illinois Supreme Court and the chief judges of the 24 Circuits in Illinois have announced the distribution of a detailed court user survey designed to measure public perceptions and experiences with the Illinois...

Updated Mar 12, 2015 at 2:16 PM

Commemorative coins, jewelry and comic books are among the thousands of items being offered for the online auction hosted by the Illinois Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Division. The online unclaimed property auction is set to begin on 10 a.m.

Updated Mar 12, 2015 at 2:05 PM

The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced today that Illinois’ unemployment rate in January decreased 0.1 percentage points to 6.1 percent. 

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 1:25 PM

PEORIA — Aaron Schock doesn’t have to face voters at the ballot box until next year. But in order to run for re-election, it appears he may first have to surmount a primary challenge.

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 8:45 AM

PEORIA — A mere four months after starting work, Pete Saunders is on an "extended leave of absence" as executive director of the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission.

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