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Residents of Lebanon may soon need to stick to official channels to speak to their city officials. Alderman Rick Gale mentioned to the council that any communication with residents via the council members’ personal cell phones is subject to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
BENTON – The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois granted summary judgment to Professional Transportation Inc. (PTI) in an Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (IPWA) case filed by a former employee.
Madison County Chief Judge Dave Hylla is among members of a new commission that will make recommendations on pretrial reform of the state’s criminal justice system.
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's sudden announcement earlier this year that she will not seek another term has led to an avalanche of candidates announcing intentions to run, at least on the Democratic side.
What is it with some politicians and for-profit colleges? They just can't stand them.
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has, for much of her career as the state’s top law enforcer, put a strong focus on consumer protection and related activities.
Madison County Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth granted class certification in a suit alleging the state inappropriately charged a $1 processing fee for firearm owner identification cards.
A seminar for local and appointed officials, as well as the publlic, on Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act issues will be held at 5 p.m., Aug. 9 in the county board room of the County Administration Building, 157 N. Main St., Edwardsville.
Great Lakes Educational Loan Services has until April 24 to respond to a proposed class action claiming financially stressed borrowers were steered into costly repayment programs instead of more affordable income-driven repayment options.
The Illinois Supreme Court has adopted new rules regarding the use of restraints on minors in delinquency proceedings.
It's nice to have a family member in the business.
ROCK ISLAND – A conservative group accused of voter suppression has countered with its own claims that county Democrats and the state Attorney General's office are suppressing voter turnout and harassing its vote-by-mail program volunteers.
The former owner of a Madison County oil refinery will pay $10 million to help the cleanup of the facility it vacated in 1988.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has taken aim at another labor dispute, this time against Jimmy John’s over its non-compete agreements.
Illinois Department of Human Services caseworker Amy Mueller, 40, of Highland, has been charged for allegedly misappropriating more than $160,000 in assistance for needy families. Mueller was arraigned earlier today on charges brought by Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office in Madison County Criminal Court.
Over the past five years, more than 200 personal assistants have received $5.8 million in workers' compensation benefits, according to a spokesperson with the Central Management Services, which averages $29,000 per claim,
SPRINGFIELD — Top lawyers for Illinois’ Republican governor and Democratic attorney general are in a dustup over the governor’s office filing a “friend of the court” brief with the U.S.
State employees who failed to succeed with legislation placing their contract negotiations in the hands of an arbitrator now aim to achieve that objective in St. Clair County. On Sept. 17, they asked Circuit Judge Robert LeChien to maintain the status quo in litigation pending arbitration of the state’s authority to lay off employees.