Illinois Democratic Lawmakers Have a Plan

Sen­ate Demo­c­ra­tic law­mak­ers in Illi­nois say they have a plan that would use $580 mil­lion in spe­cial funds to plug a $1.6 bil­lion bud­get hole in the state’s bud­get. Sen­ate Repub­li­cans say the plan is a “half-hearted” attempt at a fix.

LLCC Undergoing Renovations

Ren­o­va­tions at Lin­coln Land Com­mu­nity Col­lege are run­ning right on time. Scott Stall­man, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Tay­lorville cam­pus of LLCC says when done, the school will have a state-of-the-art Mac com­puter lab.

Top Consumer Complaint in Illinois

What was the top con­sumer com­plaint from Illi­nois res­i­dents last year. Attor­ney Gen­eral, Lisa Madi­gan, says over 3,600 folks com­plained the most about — con­sumer debt. Iden­tity theft came in a close second.

New City Manager in Decatur

Decatur has a new city man­ager. Tim Glea­son will be offi­cially appointed at City Council’s March 16 meet­ing. He’s cur­rently City Admin­is­tra­tor in Wash­ing­ton, Illi­nois. Glea­son starts his new job March 23.