Woodford Times - Peoria, IL

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Updated Jun 21, 2016 at 7:46 PM

 PEORIA — With Illinois just more than a week away from entering a second fiscal year without a budget, the fiscal situation is worsening by the day, state Comptroller Leslie Munger said. "These self-inflicted traumas are unacceptable, they are unnecessary, and they really must end now," she said on a visit to Peoria City Hall to outline the bleak picture. The comptroller's office, which pays the state's bills, had a backlog Tuesday of nearly $8 billion in unpaid...

Updated May 17, 2016 at 7:53 AM

PEKINOne local gambler is $700,000 richer after buying a winning Illinois Lottery ticket in Pekin. 

Updated May 5, 2016 at 8:58 PM

A group of Republican lawmakers attempted to turn up the election-year heat Thursday on the state’s chief fiscal monitor, demanding that Auditor General Frank Mautino answer questions about his campaign spending as a...

Updated May 4, 2016 at 9:07 PM

A proposal to move the state to a graduated income tax died in the Illinois House Wednesday when the sponsor opted not to call the bill for a vote.

Updated May 4, 2016 at 9:06 PM

An Illinois House plan to change the way legislative district maps are drawn in the state died in a Senate subcommittee Wednesday.

Updated Apr 8, 2016 at 12:46 PM False
Updated Apr 4, 2016 at 3:58 PM

PEKIN — Havana High School students who toured Excel Foundry & Machine in Pekin Monday received a glimpse of what manufacturing looks like in the 21st century.

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