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Saturday, February 3, 2024
Blackburn College Receives $2.7 Million Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield, IL…The Illinois Board of Higher Education is awarding forty-five colleges across Illinois with $400 million in grant funds. State Representative Wayne Rosenthal (R-Morrisonville) is thrilled to…


Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Illinois Board of Higher Education Awards $400 Million To Colleges

The Illinois Board of Higher Education is awarding 45 colleges across Illinois with $400 million in grant funds. The purpose of these funds is to help improve infrastructure to colleges…


Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Navigator CO2 Cancels $3.4 Billion Pipeline Project

The Heartland Greenway pipeline project is officially canceled. Many landowners do not want any form of government allowing construction of CO2 pipelines through their farmland. This company wanted to transport…


Friday, July 21, 2023
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Elimination of Cash Bail

The Illinois Supreme Court has announced its opinion on the Pretrial Fairness portion of the SAFE-T Act, and by a 5-2 decision, they have ruled it as constitutional. This strikes down a…


Monday, July 17, 2023
The Illinois Supreme Court to issue a ruling Tuesday on cash bail

The highly controversial SAFE-T Act in Illinois has a provision that would end cash bail. The Illinois Supreme Court will issue a ruling Tuesday on this proposal and decide if…


Thursday, June 22, 2023
Rep. Rosenthal Acknowledges: June is National Safety Month

Help Prevent Leading Causes of Injury Every June, the National Safety Council (NSC) marks National Safety Month by providing educational information on emergency preparedness, slips, trips, and falls, heat-related illness,…


Wednesday, June 21, 2023
New ‘balanced’ budget includes more tax increases

Expect to pay more taxes at the grocery store and gas pumps The recently passed and signed Fiscal Year 2024 State Budget, which takes effect July 1, contains more tax…


Monday, May 1, 2023
Safety Alert: I-55 Closed for 28 miles Due to Blackout Conditions on Highway

From Fox 2: Illinois State Police say that I-55 is closed for 28 miles because of blackout conditions on the highway. Wind is blowing dirt from nearby farm fields across…