5:55 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Peoria deals with the thaw

Peoria drivers and pedestrians are dealing with slushy conditions as the snow continues to melt. City of Peoria road crews are now preparing to handle the steady streams of water crossing sidewalks and roadways. Peoria City Streets manager David Haste says commuters shouldn’t have too much difficulty driving during the heat of the day.

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State News
6:43 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Details on state pension proposal

Teachers, state employees and retired government workers are staging last-ditch efforts to persuade legislators before a major pension vote Tuesday. 

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6:00 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Illinois gets brand name for health care reform

Illinois officials Wednesday unveiled the brand name for a new insurance marketplace that’s part of President Barack Obama’s healthcare plan:

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8:17 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

State seeks public input on multi-year road, bridge plan

The state’s next transportation plan through 2020 is open for public input. The multi-modal plan was on display and open to the public Monday at the I-Dot District 4 office. Maureen Addis is a program development engineer with I-DOT.  She says it’s important for the public to weigh-in on future road and bridge projects:

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6:05 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Official: transparency still lacking with FFCI

Focus Forward CI approved its bylaws as it transitions to an independent group.  The region's new economic development effort was originally a part of the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission.  Tri-County chair Larry Whitaker was the only no vote against the bylaws.  He says the rules should specifically allow public attendance of FFCI meetings to be more transparent:

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5:21 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Illinois House passes pension measure

Illinois legislators have yet again done what was long unthinkable, the House Thursday passed a measure reducing state employees' and teachers' retirement benefits.   IPR’s Amanda Vinicky has more: 

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