Indiana lawmakers pondering new rules governing the type of temporary outdoor stage rigging involved in last summer's deadly State Fair stage collapse say they want to make sure the state doesn't overwhelm smaller events like county fairs with regulations.
Illinois has completed a draft layout for a proposed airport in the far southern Chicago suburb of Peotone and submitted it to the Federal Aviation Administration for review.
Congressional candidate Rodney Davis says an extension of current tax rates and removing government regulation will mean the the survival of small employers.
Several community members plan to voice concerns Thursday over a set of housing vouchers that are being held in reserve while 400 low-income households are kept on a waiting list.The Housing Authority of Champaign County said earlier this month that it had 233 “housing choice vouchers” in reserve to provide assistance for those households displaced by redevelopment projects.
A new poll shows gay marriage has seen a sharp jump in support among Illinois voters.
Absentee voting for the November General Election starts Thursday in Champaign County.
A union for Illinois government workers says negotiations with the state are at a ``virtual standstill.''
Some local law enforcement agencies hold non-citizen prisoners on behalf of federal immigration officials. That gives immigration officials time to decide if the prisoner should be transferred to a detention facility and possibly deported. The agreement is designed to help crack down on hardened criminals, but there are concerns that it may go too far.
After four years of discussing how to best publicize restaurant health inspection results, board of health members from Champaign County and the public health district have decided to move forward on a proposed color-code system that would require restaurants to disclose food inspection results.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has stepped into the 13th District congressional race in Illinois ….endorsing Republican Rodney Davis for the seat. Chamber officials were on hand Tuesday at news conferences around the district, in which Davis released a jobs plan.