St Clair County Newswire (Page 12)

St Clair County Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Metro-East Area News BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | The Legal Record

    Anticipating an increase in flights this summer at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, the St. Clair County Board approved expansion of airfield's parking facilities during a special meeting March 6. The $749,000 expansion will add 438 spaces to the parking lot; bringing total capacity to 1,276 vehicles. Paving work is expected to begin by March 27 and be completed by May 14 when Allegiant Air begins service from MidAmerica to Fort Lauderdale and Myrtle Beach, Florida.

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  2. Northstar Lottery lawsuit moves to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A lawsuit accusing the company that runs the Illinois Lottery of fraud has been moved from county court to federal court. The attorney said the case should be heard in the U.S. District Court of Southern Illinois because the company "is not a citizen of Illinois" and the amount of money at issue is more than $75,000.

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  3. Capitol Fax: Redefining a continuing appropriationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Times

    If Attorney General Lisa Madigan succeeds in convincing the Illinois Supreme Court to consider ordering the state to stop paying employees without an appropriation, and the governor's legal team uses the same arguments as it did in St. Clair County, we could be in for a highly unusual argument. First a little background.

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  4. Illinois lottery lawsuit moves from county to federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WQQL-FM Springfield

    A lawsuit accusing the company that runs the Illinois Lottery of fraud has been moved from county court to federal court. The change was made after Northstar Lottery Group's attorney requested the move.

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  5. Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The "this" being referred to is the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Comptroller Susana Mendoza, who are arguing what fund should be used to pay about 600 state employees. We get the politics behind it: The need to paint the other political party as uncaring or wrong is a well-worn page out of the political maneuver playbook.

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  6. Huge power grab or major legal stretch?Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    If Attorney General Lisa Madigan succeeds in convincing the Illinois Supreme Court to consider ordering the state to stop paying employees without an appropriation, and if Governor Bruce Rauner's legal team uses the same arguments it did in St. Clair County, it will be important to understand the repercussions of his strategy. First a little background.

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  7. Mendoza prevails in St. Clair CountyRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    I want to thank Judge Robert LeChien for his ruling late Tuesday night affirming the authority of the Illinois Comptroller's Office under the constitution to pay the state's bills from the most appropriate funds. This is an important victory reinforcing my office's role as a check and balance on an over-reaching governor.

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  8. Rauner, Mendoza continue feud over how to pay workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Daily Egyptian

    Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up after giving his first speech as governor on Monday Jan. 12, 2015 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill. (Nancy Stone Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up after giving his first speech as governor on Monday Jan. 12, 2015 at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill.

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  9. David Ray Adele David Adele Appellant v. State of Mississippi AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | FindLaw

    BEFORE IRVING, P.J., CARLTON AND WESTBROOKS, JJ.ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: OFFICE OF STATE PUBLIC DEFENDER BY: MOLLIE MARIE MCMILLIN ATTORNEY FOR APPELLEE: OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BY: ABBIE EASON KOONCE DISTRICT ATTORNEY: ANTHONY N. LAWRENCE III A 1. A George County jury found David Ray Adele guilty of aggravated domestic assault. The George County Circuit Court sentenced Adele as a habitual offender pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated section 99-19-83 to life in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections without the possibility of parole.

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  10. Abolishing the township? Godfrey trustees put discussion on Tuesday agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick said the township currently serves the community through welfare and the tax assessor's office - items, which could easily be absorbed into the village's burdens, he said. The borders of the Village of Godfrey and Godfrey Township are identical, due to the fact the borders of the township were used to draw the borders of the village when it was incorporated 25 years ago.

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  11. Liquor Control Commission releases underage compliance report for St. Clair CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    On February 22, 2017, the Illinois Liquor Control Commission , in conjunction with the Fairview Heights Police Department, conducted 24 underage compliance check . During the operation, there were 11 prior violator retested for compliance.

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  12. Morning Spin: Budget impasse spurs question: Should unpaid dentists...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Democratic governor candidate Chris Kennedy, seen here in 2014, got the backing of a group of the party's county chairman in southern Illinois. Democratic governor candidate Chris Kennedy, seen here in 2014, got the backing of a group of the party's county chairman in southern Illinois.

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  13. Body found near Cahokia ID'd as hunter missing since 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | KFVS12

    The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department said the remains were identified as Christopher Stasiak, 43. Stasiak was reported missing after going hunting on January 11, 2016. Stasiak's remains were found in an area where he was described to have gone hunting, police said.

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  14. Illinois state worker union members approve strike if neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Illinois could face a shutdown of its state government after its biggest labor union representing state workers said on Thursday its members overwhelmingly voted in favor of a strike. Just over 80 percent of members voted in favor of allowing the union's bargaining committee to call a strike if "no other path forward can be found" in reaching a new contract with the state, said Roberta Lynch, executive director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31. The union's 38,000 members, who include prison guards, healthcare providers for veterans and the disabled, child welfare investigators, state highway workers and others, have been without a contract since July 2015.

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  15. Saluting Dr. Frank Sobkowski, Founding Dean of Siu SDMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | RiverBender.com

    Dr. Francis "Frank" J. Sobkowski, the founding dean of the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 83. His invaluable service, vision for success and legacy will live on in the minds of the students, who attend the School he worked so diligently to create, for generations to come. In the late 1960s, the need for experienced dental professionals in southern Illinois was reaching crisis proportions.

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  16. Statement on Attorney General Employee Pay LawsuitRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | Lincoln Daily News

    The Rauner Administration issued the following statement from General Counsel Dennis Murashko in response to a St. Clair County judge denying the Attorney General's motion to block state employee pay.

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  17. Officials investigating body found in Cahokia Read Story Joel HulseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, a person cutting wood in an area east of Route 3 and south of Cahokia, Ill., located a body in a heavily wooded area. According to a release by the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, the body appeared to have been there for quite some time and was decomposed.

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  18. Court Denies Madigan Petition to Stop State Worker PayRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | Lincoln Daily News

    Illinois Policy Institute L isa Madigan lost the first round in her quest to stop state worker pay during Illinois' budget impasse.

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  19. CMS warns comptroller over draining special fundsRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Your office recently informed the Illinois Department of Central Management Services that, effective immediately, we must stop relying on the State's General Revenue Fund to pay approximately 400 CMS employees. Instead, you directed us to pay this group of employees out of certain other limited state funds administered by CMS, namely the Facilities Management Revolving Fund and the State Garage Revolving Fund .

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  20. Illinois attorney general to appeal denial of request to halt worker payRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    In this Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, Illinois Attorney Gen. Lisa Madigan speaks at a news conference in Chicago.

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