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    Illinois unemployment drops in March

    by  • April 18, 2014 • Breaking News, News • 0 Comments

    State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. that’s its lowest level since 2009. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday that March unemployment was down from 8.7 percent in February. But the department noted that new-job creation was still down for the month by about 3,200 jobs. that’s...

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    ICC sets funding for area highway-rail grade crossings

    by  • April 18, 2014 • Breaking News, News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has released details of a multi-year plan to improve highway-rail grade crossings that include more than $15 million for crossings in the 54th senate district, according to state Sen. Kyle McCarter. A combination of proposed rail crossing projects for the upcoming 2015 fiscal year on July 1, 2014, active...

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