In about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck. That's because roughly 77 million adults with a credit file have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute, a research group.
Taxpayers in the Champaign School District could be looking at a $150-million referendum to pay for building one high school and expanding another. That’s the tentative figure announced by Unit 4 officials Monday night.
June unemployment is down from a year ago in the 12 metro areas measured by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
University of Illinois Trustees have signed off on a $4.5 million increase in renovations at the State Farm Center, as well as a raise and extension for men's basketball coach John Groce.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed itsoutlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse, revising its outlook from "developing'' to "negative'' on Illinois' A-minus rating.
A published report is raising questions about the role of politics in Gov. Pat Quinn's scandal-plagued anti-violence program that's under federal investigation.
When University of Illinois trustees meet in Chicago they will consider adding $4.5 million to the budget for the renovation of the State Farm Center in Champaign.
If all goes according to plan, next year many Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries will be required to make monthly contributions to so-called Health Independence Accounts. Those who don't may have to pay more of the cost of their medical services, and in some cases may be refused services.
Each year, social service agencies in Champaign County conduct a survey of the area’s homeless population. The one done on a frigid night in January revealed 222 people were living on the streets.
Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner says he’s willing to negotiate with lawmakers on lowering the income tax rate.