As a member of the House’s Economic Opportunity & Equity committee, Illinois state Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) is always thinking of ways to improve the landscape for small business owners.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
Jackson County Republican Chairman Chris Grissom has mixed feelings about the Carbondale City Council recently amending its liquor license to coincide with homecoming weekend at Southern Illinois University.
State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) opposed the graduated income tax amendment during the House session on Monday, calling for fiscal reform rather than driving more residents and businesses out of Illinois.
Two nursing homes in Carbondale received below-average scores from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) after the federal agency updated its nursing home rating system for consumers in April.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a January 23 executive order committing Illinois to the expensive energy sources and failed carbon-dioxide reduction goals of the United Nations and the Paris Climate Agreement.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this weak overturning a decades-old decision allowing unions to charge non-members for lobbying seems to belong a world away, ideologically, from the one in 1977 that said such fees were constitutional.
This Week at Kokopelli Kokopelli Golf Club Koko's Restaurant Friday Evening-June 22 & 29 Date Night Menu or Order from our menu Bar-Grill area available (please call for reservation) Saturday, June 23 closed for MHS Class '58 party Sunday Lunch Buffet - June 24th Saturday, June 30 Steak Night Special Menu Farmer's Market Buffet Saturday - July 21 All locally sourced produce Open menus below in menu section If you would, please give us a call at (618) 997-5656 ext.