With just a dozen days until the General Assembly is set to adjourn, there is a crescendo of partisan accusations. Republican and Democratic legislators both continue to publicly say they hope to reach a bipartisan budget solution, even as both sides accuse the other of bargaining in bad faith.

Update: Civic Center names interim general manager

May 14, 2015

The company that manages the Peoria Civic Center has appointed an interim general manager.  Jim Wetherington stepped down from the post this week after 25 years with the Civic Center.  The Civic Center’s Finance Director, Anne Clayton, was appointed in the interim manager role.  A national search to find Wetherington’s permanent replacement will begin in the coming weeks.   

Lisa Madigan summarized her accomplishments as attorney general during her inauguration speech Monday. She said she speaks for families and communities and helps them fight against identity theft and data breaches. Madigan said that trying to fight for equality for Illinois citizens is why she takes the oath of office.

The Republican candidate for Illinois Attorney General says he won't give up his call for current office-holder Lisa Madigan to stop giving legal advice regarding a state investigation. But Madigan says her opponent is stretching the truth.

Peoria County denies zoning request for Dollar General

Mar 13, 2014

The Peoria County Board rejected a developer’s zoning request to build a Dollar General Store in Limestone Township. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports: