Saints Louisiana
Louisiana, New Orleans Saints nearing long term deal while subsidizing stadium renovations

BATON ROUGE, La. (The Center Square) — Louisiana officials are close to finalizing a deal with.

Illinois marijuana laws
Brace yourselves…..new Illinois laws (and tax hikes) beginning enforcement on Monday

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Beginning Monday, July 1, some new laws are being enforced and.

Illinois population
OP-ED: Illinois population decline should be a wake-up call

Illinoisans have been hearing their state is shrinking for five years now. But new figures.

Chris Miller
Miller: $15 minimum wage would be a mistake

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Freshman state Rep. Chris Miller is curious as to how many.

Illinois tax returns
Illinois to start accepting tax returns Monday

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — The state of Illinois says it’ll start processing tax returns on.

Donald Trump government shutdown
Polls: Majority oppose border wall, blame Donald Trump for shutdown

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The majority of Americans oppose additional funding for the border wall along.

Brad Cole Illinois Municipal League
Taxpayers foot bill for village officials’ spouses to attend conference

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A review of tax dollars that officials from local governments.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Pensions keep Illinois in fiscal turmoil

Goodbye to Illinois’ $130 billion pension hole. Now it’s $133 billion. And getting deeper. Sometimes.

Trump government shutdown
Trump would ‘absolutely consider’ delay on government shutdown

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The White House and congressional negotiators are considering a bill that would.

Nancy Finley fraud
Finley indicted for fraud, receives August jury trial

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — A former Central Illinois village trustee and treasurer will soon appear.