Cairo Illinois board to hear case against public housing authority By Associated Press • Dec 27, 2017 The Southern Illinoisan/AP SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois panel is expected to hear a case against a troubled public housing authority facing allegations of unfair labor. Report: Over 1.3K Issues at 2 Illinois Housing Complexes By Associated Press • Oct 3, 2017 A housing report shows that more than 1,300 health and safety issues remain at two public housing complexes in southern Illinois. Superintendents Speak on Senate Bill 1 By Associated Press • Aug 16, 2017 Local school superintendents are telling an Illinois House panel that the changes Gov. Bruce Rauner made to school-funding legislation will hurt their school districts. Pawar Selects Cairo mayor as Running Mate By Associated Press • Aug 15, 2017 Ameya Pawar / Twitter Democratic candidate for Illinois governor Ameya Pawar has selected Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman as his 2018 running mate.