Risinger http://peoriapublicradio.org en Risinger looks to boost Planning group’s transparency, financial stability http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/risinger-looks-boost-planning-group-s-transparency-financial-stability <div>The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission is hoping to boost transparency with local and state officials. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports that’s according to interim executive director Dale Risinger.</div><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:58:13 +0000 Alex Rusciano 21435 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Risinger looks to boost Planning group’s transparency, financial stability Risinger shares priorities for Planning Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/risinger-shares-priorities-planning-commission <div>Former state senator Dale Risinger says he hopes to renew focus on some lagging Tri-County Regional Planning Commission projects. The commission last week appointed Risinger as its interim executive director. The commission has completed a corridor study to build a proposed Eastern Bypass. &nbsp;That project would connect Interstate 74 with Illinois Route 6 in the north-east-region of Peoria. Risinger says he wants to focus on selecting a proposed route for the bypass:</div><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:26:35 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19727 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Risinger shares priorities for Planning Commission Dale Risinger to lead Regional Planning Commission http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dale-risinger-lead-regional-planning-commission <div>The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission approved a former state senator as the group's interim director. &nbsp;The commission approved Dale Risinger to head the group as it searches for a permanent replacement. &nbsp;Risinger has spent years working for the Illinois Department of Transportation. &nbsp;Tri County chair Larry Whitaker says Risinger’s experience as a state senator can also help the commission renew its focus: &nbsp;</div><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 04:56:23 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19595 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dale Risinger to lead Regional Planning Commission Peoria Judge Risinger reassigned over sentencing notes http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-judge-risinger-reassigned-over-sentencing-notes <p>10th Judicial Circuit Judge Michael Risinger&nbsp;is reassigned to civil court over concerns about his notes regarding his sentencing philosophy. &nbsp;Chief Judge Michael Brandt says Risinger shared his rough agenda notes with lawyers and others ahead of a meeting about misdemeanor court. &nbsp;One of the notes referenced a tie-in with the race and dress of the defendant when sentencing. &nbsp;Risinger says his note should not stand alone, and he explained during the meeting that a sentencing hearing should take into account special circumstances with the defendant. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:28:25 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1973 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Judge Risinger reassigned over sentencing notes