IllinoisTimes - Breaking News http://illinoistimes.com/articles.sec-139-1-breaking-news.html Mon, 29 Aug 16 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 Coup in battle over ballot access - Gill gets preliminary injunction against elections board http://illinoistimes.com/article-17623-coup-in-battle-over-ballot-access.html Coup in battle over ballot access - Gill gets preliminary injunction against elections board
A candidate for the U.S. House seat covering Springfield scored a coup today as he attempts to get the state's signature requirements for ballot access struck down....]]>
Gill challenges signature barrier to ballot - Independent candidates face unfair burden, lawsuit claims http://illinoistimes.com/article-17517-gill-challenges-signature-barrier-to-ballot.html Gill challenges signature barrier to ballot - Independent candidates face unfair burden, lawsuit claims
A perennial candidate for public office is challenging Illinois’ signature requirements for gaining ballot access in elections, saying the requirements violate the U.S. Constitution....]]>
New EPA head’s powers cut - Appointment at odds with federal regs http://illinoistimes.com/article-17415-new-epa-head%25E2%2580%2599s-powers-cut.html New EPA head’s powers cut - Appointment at odds with federal regs
Days after Gov. Bruce Rauner appointed a former lobbyist as director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, the new director’s powers have been cut due to a potential conflict with federal environmental regulations....]]>
Congratulations! - Jeff Parsons ties the knot http://illinoistimes.com/article-17414-congratulations_.html Congratulations! - Jeff Parsons ties the knot
Even a guy who spread rubber checks from coast to coast, stiffing customers, vendors, employees, the tax man and myriad others, deserves a party....]]>
No free fair http://illinoistimes.com/article-17382-no-free-fair.html No free fair
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Judge says thief can’t be cop - Decision upholds termination http://illinoistimes.com/article-17357-judge-says-thief-can%25E2%2580%2599t-be-cop.html Judge says thief can’t be cop - Decision upholds termination
A Sangamon County judge has ruled that a cop who pleaded guilty to shoplifting in 2013 can't be a county sheriff’s deputy. ...]]>