board http://peoriapublicradio.org en Sue Wolstenholm unseats D 150 school board incumbent Laura Petelle http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/sue-wolstenholm-unseats-d-150-school-board-incumbent-laura-petelle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">District 150 School Board incumbent Laura </span>Petelle<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was unseated in yesterday’s election. &nbsp;69-percent of voters voted for Sue </span>Wolstenholm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who was backed by the grassroots ‘Change 150’ group. The organization aims to change the culture and leadership in the district. Change 150 spokesman Sea </span>Stipe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the vote reflects community support:</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:20:41 +0000 Alex Rusciano 20449 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Sue Wolstenholm unseats D 150 school board incumbent Laura Petelle District 150 tensions take different direction Monday http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-tensions-take-different-direction-monday <div>The controversy surrounding the former Charter Oak principal and testing scores in District 150 took a slightly different turn at last night’s School Board meeting. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:08:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19436 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 tensions take different direction Monday Peoria County OKs forgiving Tri-County lobbying fees http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-oks-forgiving-tri-county-lobbying-fees <div>The Peoria County Board approved forgiving $63,000 in lobbying fees from the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio's Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:15:22 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18953 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County OKs forgiving Tri-County lobbying fees State board of education asks for $1 billion increase http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-board-education-asks-1-billion-increase <p></p><div>Illinois’ Board of Education is asking the General Assembly for a billion dollar increase in the new state budget. This comes even as the state’s already projected to lose at least double that.</div><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:07:19 +0000 Hannah Meisel 17927 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State board of education asks for $1 billion increase No contested primary races for Peoria County Board http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/no-contested-primary-races-peoria-county-board <p>There are no contested primary races for Peoria County Board seats up for re-election this spring. Monday was the deadline to file nominating petitions on the 18-member board.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 01:55:47 +0000 Alex Rusciano 15756 at http://peoriapublicradio.org No contested primary races for Peoria County Board District 150 weighs options on Peoria Stadium http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-weighs-options-peoria-stadium <p>The future of the Peoria Stadium property remains murky. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports District 150 is considering multiple options:</p><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 05:47:21 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12372 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 weighs options on Peoria Stadium Peoria County Board members vote to cancel their health plan http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-board-members-vote-cancel-their-health-plan <p></p><div>Peoria County Board members can only use the county’s health plan through December. &nbsp;Peoria Public Radio’s Alex&nbsp;Rusciano&nbsp;reports the Board voted to cancel the perk starting next year:</div><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 03:43:34 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11860 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County Board members vote to cancel their health plan