GODFREY — A group of 41 mayors in Illinois threw their support behind a bill that was one of many proposed to temporarily fix the state’s budget.
News from July 2016
EAST ST. LOUIS — An Iowa man is suing an Illinois company, alleging he was wrongfully fired due to racial discrimination.
EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois man is suing the U.S. government, alleging an erroneous tax assessment.
EAST ST. LOUIS – A student has filed suit against a St. Clair County academic institution alleging he was injured because of a bed provided by the defendant.
Cook failed to recognize prisoner’s claim for ineffective assistance of counsel, Fifth District rules
MOUNT VERNON – Former St. Clair County judge Michael Cook rejected a prison petition that deserved a closer look, Fifth District appellate judges ruled on June 29.
Madison County voters can decide whether to cut their property taxes in November, the county officer’s electoral board decided on July 6.
EDWARDSVILLE — An Illinois man is suing a company president, alleging the defendant caused the plaintiff to suffer financial losses of more than $64,000.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a trucking company, alleging its negligence caused the death of her husband in a vehicle crash.
EDWARDSVILLE — An Illinois motorist is suing another driver, alleging the defendant's negligence caused a vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff.
EDWARDSVILLE — The mother of two children is suing a motorist, alleging his negligence led to vehicle crash that injured the plaintiff and her children. insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.
EDWARDSVILLE — A mother is suing a Madison County motorist, alleging his negligence caused a vehicle crash that resulted in injuries to the plaintiff's daughter.
BELLEVILLE — A former U.S. Marine is suing dozens of companies associated with the manufacturing and distribution of asbestos, alleging failure to comply with consumer protection laws.
Two Edwardsville pensioners, whose combined annual pension is almost $476,000, made the top 400 in Tax Payers United of America's 10th Annual Report of Illinois State Pensions.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing a motorist, alleging his negligence led to a vehicle crash that caused injuries.
EDWARDSVILLE — A Madison County woman is suing an Alton apartment operator, alleging negligence caused the plaintiff to suffer serious injuries.
EDWARDSVILLE – A Madison County resident has filed a suit against a driver alleging injures in an Edwardsville accident.
The state's stop gap budget deal that will cover the next six months helped avert disaster for schools, universities and other vital operations, but it also laid groundwork for another epic budget battle.
Legal reform advocates think they’ve found a prime example of plaintiffs attorneys “gaming the system” to collect big awards under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The $147,477-plus former Governor James Thompson receives in annual state pension payments shines a light on a pension system that's essentially bankrupt, eroding the middle class, and creating classes of retired ¨have's¨ and ¨have-nots,¨ according to Taxpayers Union of America's latest study.
While the state's stopgap budget adopted on the eve of a new fiscal year has for now satisfied the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), a taxpayer watchdog believes it's just a matter of time before more demands are made known.