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Danville Mayor Rickey Williams Jr. cites “strong stewardship” as he seeks election to a second term.
Voters in Danville will decide if Rickey Williams Junior gets to serve a second full term as mayor, or if the job goes to Vermilion Housing Authority executive director Jackie Vinson. Illinois Newsroom’s Jim Meadows spoke with Mayor Williams on March 13 at Danville Area Community College, where he was about to appear with Vinson at a candidates forum.
Pritzker pledges more money for education and child care in his budget address
SPRINGFIELD — Building on a “remarkable” fiscal rebound, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker proposed a $49.6 billion state budget Wednesday, prioritizing increased spending on everything from
Pritzker calls for universal preschool in Illinois by 2027
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling for making preschool available to every 3- and 4-year-old in the state within four years, starting with a $440 million investment to bring 5,000 additional children into the program this fall.
WATCH: Gov. JB Pritzker’s 2023 State of The State And Budget Address
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker plans to give his 2023 State of the State and FY24 Budget Address on Wednesday, February 15th at 12 p.m. before
Newly signed laws include creation of tourism districts, criminal justice reforms
Pritzker signs measures ahead of second-term budget address
Los defensores de los derechos de armas están demandando por la prohibición de armas de Illinois. Esto es lo que debe saber.
Este artículo ha sido traducido por Nathalie Murillo. Read this story in English here SPRINGFIELD – En días recientes, ha habido una gran cantidad de
Push for state child tax credit begins, could face uphill battle
Low- and middle-income families would get $700 per child
What to know ahead of Pritzker’s budget proposal to lawmakers
Proposed spending plan kicks off monthslong budgeting process each year
5 takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union address
WASHINGTON — President Biden delivered a State of the Union address Tuesday night that Democrats will likely be thrilled with. He struck notes of his
Illinois congresswoman says U.S. farmland is under threat of foreign control
CHAMPAIGN – Rep. Mary Miller (R-IL15) on Monday introduced a bill that would place a five-year moratorium on U.S. land purchases by foreign nationals. The
NPR’s Live Special Coverage of the State of the Union en español — un programa bilingüe
Join Illinois Public Media, PBS, and NPR on February 7th at 8:00 PM CST for special bilingual coverage of President Biden’s State of the Union
Rep. Mary Miller to boycott State of the Union Address
When President Joe Biden delivers his State of the Union Address Tuesday, central Illinois Congresswoman Mary Miller won’t be in attendance. The second-term Republican from
The U.S. has downed a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South Carolina
Updated February 4, 2023 at 4:15 PM ET WASHINGTON — The U.S. military shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the coast of South