With the spring legislative session wrapped up, area lawmakers are getting back into their districts after the late night passing of the budget last weekend.
In the eleventh hour, the Illinois House and Senate approved the state budget, but without the vote from Representative Dan Swanson or Senator Chuck Weaver.
The 12-year-old Rio girl that created the viral social media campaign to promote Scott’s Law and help protect emergency personnel was recognized this week at the Illinois State House.
A bill introduced in February that aims to addresses the ongoing issue of a lacking substitute teachers pool has passed the Illinois House.
A 5-year-old AlWood student has received national attention thanks to his part in creating a community library in the village of Alpha.