SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Fifty-five workers who have been told they’re being laid off by the Illinois Department of Transportation claimed in a lawsuit Friday that they’re being fired to spare Gov. Pat Quinn election-campaign embarrassment over a hiring scandal.
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Conditional use for land in Knox County has been approved by the Knox County Board.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has received help from a fellow Democrat in Maryland as he continues to make the minimum wage a focus in his re-election campaign against Republican Bruce Rauner.
CHATHAM, Ill. (AP) — Ameren Illinois is embarking on a 10-year $400 million overhaul of its natural gas distribution in central and southern Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the jobless rate has been reduced in Knox County.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation is eliminating 58 positions that are at the center of a lawsuit alleging questionable hiring practices.
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state’s metro areas.