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Let's review the review boards and get rid of some

The Madison County Record Mar. 1, 2017, 9:14am

In his ongoing efforts to reform state government in Wisconsin and get costs under control, Gov. Scott Walker has proposed eliminating an independent review board that handles workers' compensation cases.

Former wife sues tax buyer convicted of bid rigging; She alleges he fraudulently transferred stock to brother, father to avoid consideration in divorce court

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2017, 7:02pm

BELLEVILLE – Angela Baron, former wife of former prisoner John Vassen, claims that he, his brother Joseph Vassen, and their father’s estate owe her $714,757.

Fifth District reverses Kelley's order denying transfer in wrongful death suit, directs him to explain decision

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2017, 6:12pm

MOUNT VERNON – St. Clair County associate judge Randall Kelley failed to explain why he exercised jurisdiction over a suit about a child’s death in West Frankfort, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on Feb. 22.

Madigan appeals LeChien’s order denying motion to dissolve state payroll decision

The Madison County Record Feb. 28, 2017, 4:38pm

MOUNT VERNON – Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan seeks to overturn an order from St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert LeChien, who let her intervene in a suit over the state payroll long enough to exclude her from it.

Van Hoose found guilty of misdemeanor in Caseyville mayor death threat case; Kelley: ‘Can’t we all just get along?’

The Madison County Record Feb. 17, 2017, 2:51pm

BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Associate Judge Randall Kelley found Brad Van Hoose of Belleville guilty of misdemeanor assault for threatening Caseyville Mayor Leonard Black, after ruling that Van Hoose’s conduct did not constitute a felony.