In First For Pritzker, General Assembly Overrides Veto
Illinois Senators overwhelmingly override Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s veto of a sales tax exemption Wednesday, a day after member of the House did the same. It’s the first time that’s happened during Pritzker’s time in office. The 54-to-1 Senate vote reinstates a tax break for private jet maintenance companies. They’ll be able to buy aircraft parts […]
Move Over Iowa And New Hampshire — Gov Says Illinois Should Hold First Primary
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants to elbow Iowa and New Hampshire out of the way in future presidential elections — so Illinois can seize the starring role in the primaries. Pritzker went public with the idea of Illinois going first on Monday evening — before America learned the full extent of the train wreck in the Iowa caucuses. […]
Early Voting In Illinois Primary Begins
The Illinois Primary election takes place on March 17. But the casting of ballots begins Thursday, February 6. Under Illinois’ early voting law, voters can cast their ballots up to forty days before an election, although they won’t be counted until after the polls close on Election Day. Early voters can cast their ballots in […]
‘Not Guilty’: Trump Acquitted On 2 Articles Of Impeachment As Historic Trial Closes
Senators voted as expected to clear President Trump on both articles of impeachment filed by the House. Now Washington must try to pick up the pieces.
Central Illinois Under Winter Weather Advisory; Cancellations Underway
CHAMPAIGN – The National Weather Service Central Illinois office said on Wednesday afternoon that our area can expect snow into Thursday morning. However, rain will dominate southeast Illinois with freezing rain and sleet will be possible near I-70 Wednesday night which will lower snow accumulations there. Farther north snow will become lighter overnight and taper […]
Trump Delivers State Of The Union Address To A Divided Nation
Republicans loved the made-for-television moments in President Trump’s third State of the Union speech as he made his case for reelection. Democrats did not.
Dicamba On Trial: Peach Farmer Testifies In Lawsuit Against Bayer, BASF
Since 1970, Bill Bader has worked on peach farms in Dunklin County, Missouri, just north of the Arkansas border. Bader started picking peaches at age 13, and in 1988, he established Bader Farms.