Illinois employees will continue to receive a paycheck despite the actions of state Attorney General Lisa Madigan. A St. Clair County Circuit judge rejected a request from Madigan yesterday to halt state workers pay until lawmakers resolve the ongoing budget crisis. The attorney general is expected to appeal the decision.
One of five candidates running for mayor of Bloomington decides to skip a meeting with voters Thursday night because of what he calls fake news. Ian Bayne didn't show up to a meeting with voters at Illinois State University. Tari Renner along with former firefighter Robert Fike, 1st ward alderman Kevin Lower and 8th ward alderwoman Diana Hauman moved past the issue, instead talking to the crowd about issues they say are more important.
GOV’S BUDGET ADDRESS AND SENATOR BRADY’S REACTIONS–YOUR CALLS–MAINSTREAM PRESS IS FUMING–WHO IS BEHIND THIS STUPID CARBON TAX?–COLLEGE STUDENT SUSPENDED FOR RECORDING PROF CALLING TRUMP’S ELECTION AN ACT OF TERRORISM