deadline http://peoriapublicradio.org en Local communities applying for FEMA public assistance http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/local-communities-applying-fema-public-assistance <p></p><div>The deadline for communities affected by last month’s devastating weather to submit for federal public assistance is Tuesday. The Tazewell County Board and the Washington, Pekin and East Peoria councils voted on declaring a local public disaster last week. Dawn Cook directs the Tazewell County Emergency Management Agency. She says a local declaration allows communities to ask for more federal assistance not included in original estimates:</div><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:15:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 16317 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Local communities applying for FEMA public assistance Deadline for two major state policy issues http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/deadline-two-major-state-policy-issues <div>Tuesday marks a deadline for state legislators on two major policy matters. As IPR’S Amanda Vinicky reports, both pit them against the Governor.</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There's no fudging over the first deadline. It was set by a federal court.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois has until the end of today to pass a law legalizing the concealed carry of guns.</span></div><div> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 11:27:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8557 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Deadline for two major state policy issues Quinn mum on concealed carry action http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-mum-concealed-carry-action <p></p><div>Illinois is quickly approaching a federal court's deadline of July 9 for the state to have a concealed carry law.</div><div> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 02:33:04 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 8219 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn mum on concealed carry action