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Sample Ballot, Primary Election: Montgomery County, IL

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Montgomery County Clerk Sandy Leitheiser has released the following sample ballot for the March 20, 2018 primary election and are as follows: 2018primaryspecimenballot  More...

by Jake Leonard | Published 4 months ago
By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Federal grant awarded to widen Interstate 57 near Carbondale

CARBONDALE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The State of Illinois is receiving a $7.6 million grant to add lanes and help ease the flow of traffic in an often-congested, 5-mile stretch of Interstate 57 between Johnston More...

By Illinois News Network On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Proposed FARM Act means less regulation for Illinois farmers

SPRINGFIELD/WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — The proposed Fair Agricultural Reporting Method (FARM) Act gives farmers one less regulation to follow and one less burden to bear. Under the FARM Act, which More...

By Illinois News Network On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Truckers worried about new Federal logging mandate

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — Some truckers say they are wary over a new Federal mandate regarding driving and break hours. (Shutterstock photo) Don Schaefer, executive vice president of the Midwest More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Colorado congressman booed as gun action is demanded

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting. U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, talks during a More...

By Associated Press On Monday, February 19th, 2018

Trump endorses Romney bid for Utah’s U.S. Senate seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah’s Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship. In this Feb. 2, 2012 file More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Audio Archive: Southern Illinois Congressional Candidate Forum

COLLINSVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — A candidate forum sponsored by Moms Demand Action, Indivisible 12th, Southwestern Illinois Democratic Women and Southern Illinois People for Progress was held at the International More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Sources: Mitt Romney to launch Senate campaign Thursday

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will announce Thursday that he’s running for the Utah Senate seat held by retiring Orrin Hatch, three people with direct knowledge of the plan More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Watch: CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota has heated interview with 3rd Congressional District candidate Arthur Jones NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) — In a television interview Thursday, Alisyn More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Illinois’ congressional delegations split on significance of FISA abuse memo

WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — Illinois’ congressional delegation is split along party lines on whether the controversial memo released Friday exposes inherent bias in the FBI against the Trump administration More...