Renato Mariotti is one of the Democrats running for Illinois Attorney General in the March 2018 primary election — one of many candidates to flood the field after incumbent Lisa Madigan surprised many and announced she would not seek another term. Mariotti — who’s appearing in Galesburg Wednesday at GloBar and Q’s Cafe, first joined Will Stevenson on Galesburg’s Evening News.
Republican Jil Tracy has been named Minority Whip in the Illinois Senate.
The Illinois House unanimously overrode Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto on a bill Rep. Norine Hammond introduced, that’s aimed at addressing the state’s backlog of applicants for long-term care through Medicaid.
Knoxville Aldermen came to a decision last night on the city’s liability insurance renewal.
Another step was taken for Love’s Travel Stop to come to the Maple City.