settlement http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria landfill settlement means $130,000 more in revenue http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-landfill-settlement-means-130000-more-revenue <div>The Peoria City/County Landfill is set to get a revenue boost with a proposed legal settlement. &nbsp;The settlement follows two years of talks between the City, County and landfill operator, Waste Management. The proposed deal would require the company to pay $130,000 more in annual fees to deposit trash in the landfill. Landfill committee member and Peoria City Councilman Ryan Spain says the settlement can help tackle revenue challenges, including less trash being deposited in landfill:</div><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:53:42 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19432 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria landfill settlement means $130,000 more in revenue IL pensions getting $100 million from JP Morgan http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/il-pensions-getting-100-million-jp-morgan <p></p><div>Illinois' pension funds will be getting a $100 million in restitution from JP Morgan Chase. &nbsp;The bank is settling with the federal government and several states over its actions before the Great Recession of 2008. &nbsp;Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says JP Morgan duped the state's pension systems and other clients into investing in bad mortgages. When the housing market crashed, so did the rest of the economy.</div><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 02:21:58 +0000 Brian Mackey 15185 at http://peoriapublicradio.org IL pensions getting $100 million from JP Morgan Dixon approves $40 million settlement for embezzlement case http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/dixon-approves-40-million-settlement-embezzlement-case <p></p><div>The city of Dixon’s financial woes were eased significantly Wednesday. The City Council approved a $40 million settlement with auditors and a bank for their roles in allowing former comptroller Rita Crundwell to embezzle millions over two decades. &nbsp;The city’s former auditor, Clifton-Larson-Allen, will pay the bulk of the out-of-court settlement. Former auditor Sam Card and Fifth Third Bank will also pay into the deal. Dixon Mayor Jim Burke is thrilled with the outcome, but adds that the city will never make up for the nearly $54 million Crundwell stole:</div><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 23:10:12 +0000 Guy Stephens 12485 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Dixon approves $40 million settlement for embezzlement case Group speaks out on priest sex abuse settlement http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/group-speaks-out-priest-sex-abuse-settlement <p></p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:44:05 +0000 Charlie Schlenker & Tanya Koonce 10366 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Group speaks out on priest sex abuse settlement Peoria LISC benefiting from national bank settlement http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-lisc-benefiting-national-bank-settlement <p></p><div>Peoria’s Local Initiatives Support Corporation, or LISC, is getting money from a national settlement to help revitalize the city’s struggling neighborhoods. The new organization is getting part of a $25 billion settlement with the country’s five largest bank mortgage providers. The banks were accused of fraudulent practices during foreclosure proceedings including "robo-signing."</div><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:10:16 +0000 Denise Molina-Weiger 9013 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria LISC benefiting from national bank settlement Illinois, SEC reach settlement http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-sec-reach-settlement <p></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:42:45 +0000 Alex Rusciano 2296 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois, SEC reach settlement