Jun 18, 2014
Quinn Signs Legislation to Support Big Muddy Levee Repairs
Senate Bill 2721, sponsored by State Senator Dave Luechtefeld and State Representative Mike Bost , allows Jackson County leaders to use an expired bond referendum to raise up to $1.7 million for critical repairs.
Shawnee High School Planning Veterans Wall
Bald Cypress trees line the front drive of Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake, and soon the empty space under the trees may be home to a new veterans memorial wall.
Legislative Roundup May 9
The Illinois legislature has approved a measure aimed at helping a southern Illinois community fix a Mississippi River levee.
Jackson County Gets State Approval for Levee Fix
It's news that Jackson County officials have waited for months to hear. The Illinois Legislature has approved a bill allowing the county to raise funds to fix its ailing levee systems.
Illinois Legislature OKs Grand Tower Levee Funding
The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports the Illinois House approved the legislation Thursday.