• Map shows where interstate speed limit will increase

    by  • December 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois transportation officials have announced locations along interstates where the speed limit will increase to 70 mph. The Illinois Department of Transportation says about 87 percent of interstate highways and 98 percent of rural interstates under its jurisdiction will be increased to 70 mph. A new law takes effect Jan. 1 increasing the maximum...

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    Quinn signs Home Affordable Modification measure

    by  • December 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation to prevent lenders from selling a home if the homeowner is applying for federal mortgage assistance. The measure signed Thursday takes effect immediately. In a statement, the Chicago Democrat says “Illinois families must have access to the tools they need to protect their home.” The federal Home Affordable...

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    Iuka to receive $150k for water/sewer improvements

    by  • December 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Governor Pat Quinn today announced more than $1.2 million in state investments in southern Illinois to support critical public works improvements, part of nearly $2 million to help rural communities improve their water and sewer systems, including $150,000 to pay for project that will design storm water and sewage improvements in Iuka. Quinn said...

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