As John Sullivan left the Illinois Senate last Tuesday he couldn't help but wish he could have helped end the state's bitter 19-month budget battle. "My biggest regret is that we haven't come up with a budget solution before now," he said. After 14 years in office, Sullivan won't be a part of the budget solution. His term in office ended Tuesday, just a day after his 58th birthday.
Paul Davis knows firsthand the changes the Adams County Ambulance Service has gone through since 1995, when he started volunteering to serve on rural ambulances.
A state grant awarded to Adams County will be used for initial planning and implementation of Mental Health Court.
The Missouri Gaming Commission on Wednesday unanimously renewed Mark Twain Casino's gaming license for four years.
A special Quincy Park Board meeting set for Wednesday night where commissioners would consider asking voters in April to allow the district to sell a 5.5-acre track in the northeast portion of Parker Heights Park has been canceled.
Relieved of the pressure to pass a complicated, multipart state budget, Illinois lawmakers focused on smaller victories and some symbolic victories during Tuesday's lame-duck session.
There won't be a "grand compromise" to solve the Illinois budget stalemate during the Legislature's lame duck session, which continues Tuesday.
Archer Daniels Midland Co's plans to build a high-tech feed manufacturing plant at a cost of up to $46 million was one of the highlights shared during an economic development review at Monday's Quincy City Council meeting.