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- State Court
St. Clair has 35 times as many civil actions than Monroe, Fifth District says plaintiff should sue where she lives
MOUNT VERNON – Fifth District appellate judges directed Twentieth Circuit Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson to transfer a shopper’s suit against Schnuck Markets from St. Clair County to Monroe County.
- Federal Court
EAST ST. LOUIS – Prosecutors whose sexual abuse charges against Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert fell through for lack of a witness argue that he can’t sue them because they acted on probable cause.
- Their View
Gov. J.B. Pritzker claims his progressive income tax will only affect the rich. But Illinoisans making as little as $26,100 would see an income tax hike under rates Pritzker cited in his budget address.
- Their View
Both Madison and St. Clair County taxpayers paid a higher effective tax rate than the national average in 2017, a year which also saw continued outmigration from the region.
- Letter to the Editor
St. Clair County Associate Judge Chris Kolker wants Metro-East residents to be aware of a new scam that is being perpetrated on social media.
District Judge Staci Yandle denied class certification in a bid rigging suit against former St. Clair County treasurer Charles Suarez and several tax buyers, concluding that a class action would “rapidly become unmanageable.”
Bond County circuit judge Knight not running for retention; Deadline to file for judicial vacancies approaches
Bond County circuit judge John Knight has confirmed that he will not run for retention in 2018.