The state of Illinois asked a federal judge Friday not to hold it in contempt for missing a recent court-ordered deadline to pay services providers for the disabled, saying compliance should “not mean doing the impossible” amid one of the nation’s worst budgetary crises.
Key Senate Democrats pressed for a vote on reversing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget veto, suggesting Tuesday that any available hammer be lifted to break the months-long spending deadlock before Wednesday’s deadline.
Congress mandated in 2008 that railways have it installed within seven years, but didn’t provide financial support past the first year. Facing a Dec. 31 deadline, Durbin says he’s open to setting a new target date to let railroads become compliant.
It’s easy to slap a rumor (or passed-along information) into a Tweet.
A lottery on Friday will determine whether they get their first choices or not.
Rod Blagojevich’s lawyers were working Monday to meet a deadline to file what could be a book-length appeal.
Small business owners only have half a year left before the Affordable Care Act mandates take effect.
Details of that plan will not be released.
School officials want to rebuild five schools by August 2014.
Homes and buildings that suffered significant damage and need to be demolish have to be taken care of before the winter months.