Among the 2,037 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 2006 grad Mario Parker, who now covers the White House for Bloomberg News.
U.S. Judge John Lee’s decision sheds some light on the legal back-and-forth now underway in connection with J.B. Pritzker's three lockdown orders that have dramatically restricted citizen and business freedoms and wrecked the state’s economy.
On Tuesday, J.B. Pritzker laid out plans for a five-phase, four-region, data-driven, science-based 'Restore Illinois' plan, in which the 39-county central Illinois region (that's us) can advance to the next stage on a different clock than the others.
Champaign has set new dates for its spring yard-waste collection.
The first new residential construction in the area in 15 years may be delayed by four months due to higher-than-expected costs and a pricey utility relocation.
If the fallout from the coronavirus has generated economic and social chaos throughout Illinois, it should be no surprise that challenges to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s lockdown order have sparked legal turmoil as well.
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the outbreak that affected more than 180 people in the area, most of them children, and resulted in 12 deaths. Several wrote that they remembered it, but none had such vivid recollections as 96-year-old Esther Waters Maron.
What does the recently passed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act do to help unemployment claims? It expands unemployment compensation to those who are not otherwise covered and modestly expands the amount one would get under Illinois unemployment compensation.
The top cop in the East Central Illinois county of 19,465 earned a news cycle’s worth of statewide attention Friday afternoon when the governor was asked about Joshua Blackwell’s criticism during his daily COVID-19 briefing in Chicago.
Maryam Ar-Raheem scheduled an online meeting Wednesday evening to elect a party boss, one in which she was re-elected. But her victory came only after she ruled that Illinois law barred supporters of state Rep. Carol Ammons who participated in an April 15 vote that saw her elected as chairwoman from voting again.
The model, developed by physicist Nigel Goldenfeld and bioengineering Professor Sergei Maslov, is among those used by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in considering his stay-at-青鹏棋牌 orders.
It will be June 1 — at the soonest — before you can get your own hair cut at a barbershop or salon, exercise at your local gym or reserve a table for two at your favorite restaurant.
Noting that some states, like some cities and counties across the country, have financial problems that they can never solve, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested giving states the same option that cities and counties have used.
Any controversy will likely be over how much of the $470,000 balance should be transferred to address the COVID-19 response, not whether it should take place, County Executive Darlene Kloeppel said.
Precinct representatives met last week and voted to elect state Rep. Carol Ammons as chairwoman. But the meeting’s legitimacy was questioned by those who argued it was illegal because it was not called by Chairwoman Maryam Ar-Raheem, as bylaws require.
Local efforts in 1970 led to the creation of the Prairie Rivers Network and the institution of curbside recycling programs. But 'we need another climate revolution at this point,' Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin said.
County board Chairman Giraldo Rosales said he, both political parties, finance committee Chairman Jim Goss and County Executive Darlene Kloeppel agreed to leave this year’s tax schedule as planned, to avoid creating more confusion and chaos.
His request for Congress to provide $10 billion to bail out the state's underfunded public pensions was dismissed as what it is — a request for citizens of the other 49 states to help make up for the damage inflicted by Illinois' powers-that-be over several decades.
Candidates had to file their quarterly fundraising reports with the Federal Election Commission last week, and they show that individuals and political action committees continue to give and candidates’ campaign committees continue to spend.
Daniel Kovats, executive director of the Illinois Democratic County Chairs Association, said his advice to supporters of state Rep. Carol Ammons and Maryam Ar-Raheem is to work out their differences and then let his group and the Illinois State Board of Elections know the result.
At midday Wednesday, they had one chairwoman — Maryam Ar-Raheem. By evening, they had two — with state Rep. Carol Ammons claiming victory in an election for the position Ar-Raheem contends she still holds — and an intra-party fight about who’s in charge.
The letter threatened the life of Aaron Ammons' and state Rep. Carol Ammons' daughter Titianna, who is running unopposed for the county board, if her mother was elected chairwoman of the Champaign County Democratic Party on Wednesday.
Lawyers filed a lawsuit on their behalf aruging that their health is threatened by the pandemic because the Illinois Department of Corrections is not moving fast enough to stop its spread within state prisons.
The founder of the Jimmy John's sandwich chain will be part of the food-and-beverage industry group, along with executives from other large chains such as McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A and Subway.
Health officials in those counties said they have continued to remind their communities to live as though the virus is present even while a positive case has yet to be reported.
The bus company was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with more than $2.5 million in cancellations in the past month, and it laid off more than 120 employees.
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