News Around Illinois – February 26, 2020

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Special House Committee Challenges Newcomer SPRINGFIELD – On Tuesday, the Illinois House formally began investigating the appointment process used to replace former State Rep. Luis Arroyo. The Chicago Democrat resigned from office last fall after he was arrested for allegedly attempting to bribe a state senator. But two lawmakers are challenging the qualifications of his […]

Illinois Public Health Officials Taking Steps To Limit Coronavirus Spread

SPRINGFIELD — With evidence that the coronavirus disease COVID-19 is spreading in several countries around the world, the Illinois Department of Public Health said it’s taking steps to limit any possible spread here.  The virus is not spreading in communities in Illinois or the U.S. But CDC officials warned this week that Americans should prepare […]

Mary Miller Co-Manages Farm With Husband, Now Sets Sights On Congress

Mary Miller says her bid for Congress is a case of “an ordinary person that’s stepping into an extraordinary opportunity.” Miller is the wife of first-term State Representative Chris Miller. Together, they run a grain and livestock farm outside of Oakland in Coles County.  Mrs. Miller, who has a degree in elementary education, also teaches […]