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BELLEVILLE – Illinois municipal retirement fund trustees committed no error when they disqualified St. Clair County board member Robert Allen from receiving a pension, associate judge Julie Katz has ruled.
BELLEVILLE – Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund trustees have asked St. Clair County Associate Judge Julie Katz to reject timesheets that county board member Robert Allen changed after the fund audited him.
Madison County government stays in Republican control; Democrats stays firmly in control in St. Clair County
Results of county board races in Madison and St. Clair was a tale of two counties on election night.
SPRINGFIELD – St. Clair County posted the state’s highest homicide rate from 2010 to 2016, and ranked near the top in rape, robbery, burglary, and aggravated assault and battery, according to annual state police reports.
BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County Board District 12 candidate Kevin Wallace called a recent increase in the county's property tax levy of 4.99 percent, just below a 5 percent threshold that would have required a public hearing and notice to voters, “deceitful.”
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Career politicians like to talk about “sustainability,” which is really just a pretext for government officials interfering in the affairs of average citizens and presuming to tell us how to live our daily lives: what kind of cars we should drive, how high or low we should set the thermostats in our homes, whether we should barbecue in our own backyards or not, and on and on. It seems like nothing we do is too insignificant for them to criticize, tax, and regulate.
Clayborne’s legal bill defending contractor is prioritized over homeowner's judgment in shoddy work lawsuit, plaintiff says; Judge refutes
A Belleville homeowner who won a lawsuit against a home repair contractor is speaking out, saying the real winner isn't her, but rather the politically connected law firm that represented the man she sued.
If there's one concern common among voters in St. Clair County Board District 8 it's high property taxes, according to Republican candidate Deborah Brennan.
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In New Orleans, they know the story of the good old boy who loved to fish and had a dream job. He went fishing every day. Sometimes he brought home an ice chest full of catfish, bass, red snappers, or trout. Other times he caught nothing at all, but he’d had a nice relaxing day in his Jon boat out on the water.
IDOT worker fired for attempting to hire fellow Democrat - a county board member - sues Rauner admin
BELLEVILLE – Former Illinois Department of Transportation human resources manager Shelly Shevlin of Freeburg, who lost her job after an ethics investigation, seeks reinstatement in St. Clair County circuit court.