finance

Government
4:40 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Schock hiring outside financial management firms, rethinking chartered plane use

U.S. Congressman Aaron Schock says he’s hiring outside groups to run his campaign and district finances.  The moves come after the 18th District Congressman has come under significant scrutiny for his travel expenses.  Schock says he’s using the last few weeks to reflect on things that need to change personally and in his office. Schock says when he posts photos of his online travels…that can create the impression he’s out of touch:

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Government
10:55 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Planning group reports positive finances

The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission’s monthly financial reports are in the black for the first time this year.  Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports the news comes after months of financial uncertainty:
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Museum
7:44 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Riverfront Museum scales back goals

The Peoria Riverfront Museum is scaling back its attendance goal this year following a lower-than-expected visitor count since opening in October.  Nearly 25-percent fewer people than expected visited the museum through June.  Museum Board President Dave Ransburg says the low number also means the museum had to use nearly twice as much money as expected from private donations to fill its spending gap last fiscal year:

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