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A St. Clair County judge has ordered the Illinois comptroller to fully pay state workers despite the Legislature's failure to adopt a fiscal 2016 budget.
A one-month budget with guaranteed state-employee paychecks for July has won House approval but the change delays its delivery to the governor.
The Springfield Public School budget isn't all positive, as administrators are worried about their transportation budget.
State employees who won't get paid until a budget is passed may be eligible for interest-free loans.
Not only did the Rauner administration snub a House committee's invitation to testify, it missed out on a good story to tell, in the opinion of the committee's chairman.
Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. filed the appeal after a Carroll County jury awarded $8 million each to the families of Alejandro Pacas, 19, and Wyatt Whitebread, 14.
The organization says William A. Robinson will give the keynote address to close out opening ceremonies on July 22.
Senate-passed one-month plan passes House committee
Springfield's Public Works Department says there are two more sewer cave-ins.
Tuesday's special primary election in the 18th Congressional District was historic -- historically bad.
More security cameras will be installed at Springfield's High Schools, and the district's middle schools will also get cameras, under a $500,000 plan the District 186 Board has approved.
Gov. Bruce Rauner says he'll set aside his distaste for tax increases and approve one if the Legislature approves his business-friendly reforms.
Jobs and higher education were the focus of a Republican presidential candidate's visit to Illinois.
It's another case of "don't believe everything you read."
Services will continue, employees will be paid
Nobody hurt; driver cited for DUI
They're hopeful the money comes through, but for now, the Springfield Public School budget isn't reflecting the extra money signed into law for K-12 schools by Governor Bruce Rauner.
Budget director says the perk is unsustainable.
A freight train derailment in Pontiac resulted in a 14-hour train ride for Amtrak passengers looking to go toward St. Louis.
Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has won the Republican special primary in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.