appeal http://peoriapublicradio.org en Washington Mayor: FEMA failed Illinois http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/washington-mayor-fema-failed-illinois <div>FEMA has denied Illinois’ appeal for public assistance with recovery from the November 17th tornadoes. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports that leaves the town of Washington with a monster clean-up bill:</div><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:25:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 19784 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Washington Mayor: FEMA failed Illinois State submits $21M to FEMA for tornado clean-up costs http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/state-submits-21m-fema-tornado-clean-costs <div>The Illinois Emergency Management Agency appealed the federal decision to deny public reimbursement for November tornado clean-up costs. Peoria Public Raido’s Alex Rusciano reports the appeal includes more than $21 million in disaster-related expenses state-wide:</div><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 02:21:04 +0000 Alex Rusciano 18620 at http://peoriapublicradio.org State submits $21M to FEMA for tornado clean-up costs Lawyers to argue for Blagojevich appeal http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lawyers-argue-blagojevich-appeal <p></p><div>Attorneys for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich are scheduled to argue their appeal Friday morning. &nbsp;The appeal comes as the governor is facing an unusual problem behind bars.</div><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 02:22:52 +0000 Robert Wildeboer 16257 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lawyers to argue for Blagojevich appeal Same arguments made in Blagojevich appeal http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/same-arguments-made-blagojevich-appeal <p></p><div>Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s appeal continues to go over the same arguments he made during his trial, re-trial and public appearances. &nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:28:56 +0000 Rob & Wildeboer 14878 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Same arguments made in Blagojevich appeal Quinn continues fight to block lawmakers' pay http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-continues-fight-block-lawmakers-pay <p>A judge says Governor Pat Quinn went too far this summer when he blocked paychecks for Illinois lawmakers. Members of the General Assembly have missed two paydays so far, and it&#39;s not clear when they&#39;ll get their money.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:44:32 +0000 Brian Mackey 12563 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn continues fight to block lawmakers' pay Supreme Court denies George Ryan appeal http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-denies-george-ryan-appeal <p></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 22:41:10 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1215 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Supreme Court denies George Ryan appeal