Rauner Wants State Jobs Review, Just Not Federal Court'sThe Republican again trumpeted getting rid of the clout-packed ``staff assistant'' position at the Illinois Department of Transportation the remaining 29 were fired last week as a ``small step in the right direction.''
Rauner Eliminates Illinois Job Tied to Patronage HiringGov. Bruce Rauner has eliminated a state Transportation Department position that he says was central to a patronage hiring scandal.
Rauner Fires 29 from Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsGov. Bruce Rauner fired 29 IDOT employees who were among hundreds improperly hired based on political connections.
Rauner Fires 29 From Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsHe calls it the end of an IDOT political scandal stretching back more than a decade.
State, Local Police Team Up to Stop Holiday Impaired DrivingState authorities are teaming up with nearly 200 local police agencies to reduce fatalities this Labor Day weekend.
Before You Give a Drone, Get The RulesOne new rule is that all drones over .55 pounds need to be registered with the FAA.
Amtrak Unsure Whether Gov. Rauner Will Cut State FundingGov. Bruce Rauner has said he wants to reduce Amtrak train service in the state starting July 1, but the Illinois Department of Transportation hasn't informed the national rail line about any cuts.
Old Canal Bridge Comes DownCrews used explosives to bring down the 53-year-old bridge.
Old Canal Bridge Coming Down SoonThe Illinois Department of Transportation is making plans for a bridge demolition in Madison County.
Illinois Interstate 255 Project Entering Final StageFor the past six months, long stretches of Interstate 255 in Illinois, from Collinsville to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge, have been limited to one-lane only. But all of that is about to come to an end.
Stan Span a Finalist in National Transportation Awards Competition The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in St. Louis has been selected as one of 10 national finalists in the 2014 America’s Transportation Awards competition.
Quinn Signs $1B Plan for Road Repair in IllinoisGov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter.