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Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:10 am
 The rally began as students and faculty gathered around Illinois’ Statehouse Rotunda, chanting “Fund our futures” and “Do your Job,” calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to fund higher educati...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am
 The University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) and United Faculty union reached a tentative agreement on May 7, ending a five-day strike.  A joint statement released by UIS Chancellor Susan K...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am

On unpaid leave, charges unclear

 Allegations remain unclear against Candace Wanzo, a top official in the Secretary of State’s office who was placed on administrative leave more than a week ago.Spokesmen for Illinois Secretary...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am

Press association reopens investigation

 The Illinois Press Association has reopened an investigation into the rigging of a 2011 statewide journalism contest that only recently came to light.The investigation was reopened within the pa...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am
A controversial plan before Congress that would permit companies to fine workers who refuse to share their genetic information through workplace wellness programs has prompted Illinois lawmakers to ti...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:01 am
For over seven years, Torch Tuesday has been Springfield’s premier showcase for local and touring hip-hop music. Launched in 2010 by promoter Howard “Torch” Tomas, the weekly nightclub event –...
Friday, May 5, 2017 05:12 pm

Claims can't talk about personnel issues

The administration of Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White won’t say whether the agency knew that Candace Wanzo had pleaded guilty to stealing more than $230,000 from Southern Illinois Univers...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 06:14 pm

Investigation underway

Candace Wanzo, a high-ranking official in the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, is under investigation by the office’s inspector general and has been placed on paid leave. The nature of...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:01 am

But lawmakers move to reduce jail time for mentally ill

 The state House of Representatives last week passed a bill designed to expedite the transfer of mentally ill inmates from county jails to state mental health facilities.But a bill that would res...
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:01 am

NPR Illinois and AARP hold first of 11town hall meetings on the budget impasse

 Concerned citizens gathered at a public forum in Springfield April 27 to share their stories of the budget impasse and how it’s affected them. “Over the last 22 months, we have had devastati...

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