American Legion

Rauner: Budget delays will cost the state more

Jul 15, 2016

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says the state will need more revenue to reduce the deficit the longer it goes without a full budget.

Rauner spoke today at an American Legion event in Springfield... a day after a government commission found the state is on pace to spend nearly 8 billion dollars more than it will take in. Rauner says the state will need money because of interest penalties the state must pay for delinquent bills.

American Mausoleum gets a facelift

May 24, 2013

The Peoria County State’s Attorney says the county remains committed to keeping the American Mausoleum operating properly. The state’s attorney’s office was granted authority to take over the site in the summer of 2008 after the Mausoleum’s previous owner filed for bankruptcy.