WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 for renovations to his congressional office. It was modeled after the TV show “Downton Abbey.”
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants a $300 million increase to K-12 school funding next year while calling for cuts elsewhere.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Records show Kenilworth Republican Bob Dold won in Illinois’ 10th Congressional District even though his opponent outspent him by more than $1 million.
The Galesburg Sanitary District says one of its funds is running out of budgeted money, and they’re only about half way into the fiscal year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by GOP gubernatorial bidder Bruce Rauner.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.
Governor Pat Quinn has signed a bill that means extensive road and bridge work in the immediate area.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the state to spend an additional $1.8 billion in the current budget year.