Income tax hike will cost Moultrie County residents $3.8 million more this year

  SULLIVAN (Heartland Newsfeed) — Moultrie County residents will pay an additional $3,812,807 in state income taxes this year, according to an analysis by Local Government Information Services (LGIS). LGIS combined Illinois Department of Revenue data with a forecast by Senate Democrats to estimate how much additional income tax will be paid More...

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By Jake Leonard On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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Jonas Petty to take on Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer in Illinois House primary

PITTSFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Things are beginning to heat up in the Republican primary against C.D. Davidsmeyer in the 100th District of the Illinois House of Representatives, as Pittsfield businessman More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Newspaper alleged to have joined Carlinville in FOIA battle

  CARLINVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The ongoing war between Edgar County Watchdogs, John Kraft and the City of Carlinville has dragged on for the past five years, and according to a recent report on More...

By United Press International On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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New Mexico private prison to close because doesn’t have enough inmates to profit

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer ESTANCIA, N.M. (UPI) — Private prison operators in New Mexico said they will close one of its prisons because it doesn’t have enough inmates to make a profit. A More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Trump threatens to halt Obamacare insurance subsidies

Eric DuVall, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted a threat to stop subsidies to health insurance companies after the Republican effort to repeal More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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State tax hike means Harrisburg elite couple get richer

HARRISBURG (Heartland Newsfeed) — School’s out in the summertime. So when Harrisburg School District superintendent Mike Gauch and his wife Angella, a teacher in Carbondale, decided they would drive to More...