Doug Wilson is senior writer, covering state and national politics, business and transportation issues. He has held several reporting and editing positions since joining The Herald-Whig in 1986. Wilson received a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He previously was editor of the Edina Sentinel and wire editor at the Hannibal Courier-Post. Wilson is pastor of the Knox City (Mo.) Baptist Church. He and his wife, Alma, have three adult children and four grandchildren.
Members of Congress say a federal budget is taking shape and they don't anticipate big cuts to Amtrak and airports as proposed by President Donald Trump last month.
Most of the 25 employers who turned out for a job fair in Pike County, Mo., on Wednesday had job openings. "We had people looking for health care workers, welders, fast foods, a good variety of jobs," said Carolyn Wisecarver, executive director of the Pik
Plans for a video gaming site at 1515 S. 12th took a step forward Tuesday night when the Quincy Plan Commission endorsed the proposal.
A task force proposal that would seek to solve Missouri's transportation funding crisis took a step forward Tuesday with a positive hearing in the Senate Rules Committee.
Aldermen voted 10-1 on Monday to approve a $33.4 million city budget that will take effect May 1. The spending plan calls for $32.7 million in general fund revenues, with an additional $700,000 in pension contributions in the current budget but payable un
A developer's plans for property near 20th and Broadway may be put on hold for a while longer. J. Michael Haubrich owns 2032 and 2034 Broadway where he demolished houses and hopes to construct new offices and shops.
Gov. Bruce Rauner told workers at Titan Wheel Wednesday that Illinois has lost 300,000 manufacturing jobs in the past 17 years, has no net job gains while state spending has climbed by 66 percent. Rauner was on the second day of a 10-city political swing.
Knapheide Manufacturing Co. has taken another step to grow its national reputation for outfitting motor vehicle fleets.
QUINCY -- Aldermen held their first hearing on a $33.4 million spending plan Monday night, asking questions about a 237-page document they hope to approve in two weeks. Mayor Kyle Moore said the revenues of $32.7 million will be about $700,000 less than ex
Aldermen adjusted a contract Monday night to allow a local contractor to complete installation of new windows at City Hall.