The payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Rodney Davis of Taylorville talks job creation and urges small business owners to hire military veterans
Missouri Congresswoman to serve as senior deputy whip & on elected leadership committee
Murphysboro Republican defeats first-term Democratic U.S. Rep. from Belleville in one of Illinois’ tightest races
Republican from Taylorville holds onto seat in central Illinois
If you’re an issue-oriented voter, some new online tools can help you make up your mind. Project Vote Smart has accumulated so much data on politicians that it has devised new tools to allow you to get through it more quickly.
Report: Former judge has homes in Troy, Ill. and Kirkwood, Mo.
Economist predicts that cutting down on smartphone thefts will save money on replacement costs and insurance plans.
President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.