Crestwood Facing Budget WoesMayor says tax increase may be necessary to close million dollar budget gap.
Rauner Says He Will Send Emanuel Dead Fish After Budget SpatThe two lawmakers who have previously worked and vacationed together and describe themselves as friends have been in a back-and-forth over a months-long state budget impasse, city finances and Rauner's push to curb public-employee union influence.
East St. Louis Cuts Police Force Amid 2016 Budget TroublesBudget troubles have forced East St. Louis to lay off eight police officers, reducing the southern Illinois city's force by about 15 percent.
Illinois Political Leaders May Meet on Budget Next MonthA meeting between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders to discuss the four-month-old budget impasse could occur next month and in public.
Pressure Mounts for Illinois Lawmakers to End Budget Impasse Pressure is building for Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats to end their months-long stalemate over Illinois' budget, though lawmakers appear no closer to a deal as they reconvene on Tuesday for the first time in weeks.
Nixon Blocks $46M in State Spending to Fix Missouri BudgetMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday blocked more than $46 million in state spending in what he said was a move to balance the budget following the loss of millions of dollars in tobacco settlement money.
Charlack Disbands Police DepartmentState-mandated reduction in ticket revenue seals fate.
Things are Getting Worse for the Illinois LotteryThe hits keep coming for the Illinois Lottery, and players aren’t going to be happy about the latest news.
Twitter Purging Up To 336 Workers As New CEO Slashes CostsThe company said Tuesday that it would pay between $10 million and $20 million, almost all in severance costs.
Illinois Stops Paying Local Health Clinics for STD TestingIllinois has notified more than 100 jails, health departments and family planning programs that the state will no longer provide free testing for HIV, syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases at state labs, a move that shifts the cost to local jurisdictions.
Illinois Capitol May Face a 'Lights Out'Secretary of State Jesse White has reportedly suggested the lights could be turned off at the Illinois Capitol due to the state’s budget crisis.
Illinois County Sues the State For Not Funding Emergency 911 SystemA St. Clair County Board Chairman says the state owes his county six million dollars and this may not be the only lawsuit.