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Government
9:20 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Gov. shutdown impacts Illinois River conference in Peoria

Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is hosting a forum in Peoria this week promoting conservation and recreation on the Illinois River. She says one-third of the speakers at the Illinois River Coordinating Council cancelled their trip to Peoria because of the government shutdown:

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Government
4:58 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Congressional pay questions during government shutdown

A couple of Central Illinois Congressmen says they’re voluntarily going without pay during the government shutdown. 13th District Republican Rodney Davis says he will forgo pay until the shutdown is resolved.  18th District Republican Aaron Schock’s office says he will also reject pay as long as the shutdown continues. 

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