• Interstate road construction will lead to area delays

    by  • July 18, 2014 • 0 Comments

    MOUNT VERNON — The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling Interstates 57 and 64 in the Mt. Vernon area of the North I-57/I-64 Interchange Construction Project beginning starting Monday. The contractor will be engaged in patching operations followed by placement of asphalt pavement. Lane reductions will be utilized to perform...

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    Rauner releases fiscal plan for Illinois

    by  • July 17, 2014 • 0 Comments

    CHICAGO  — GOP gubernatorial nominee Bruce Rauner finally showed his full fiscal hand Thursday, unveiling a plan to revamp state finances that would repeal the “temporary” income-tax hike but at least partially replace it by extending the sales tax to cover a wide range of services. In a policy blueprint and at a press...

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