• Illinois auditor cites errors in Lottery reports

    by  • July 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    (AP) – Illinois’ auditor general says “material weaknesses” in the state Lottery’s internal financial controls have resulted in significant reporting errors. Auditor General William Holland says an audit prepared by the accounting firm KPMG found repeated errors in reports submitted by the state lottery to the Illinois comptroller’s office. Crain’s Chicago Business reports that...

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    NRA lobbyist anticipates Quinn AV of concealed carry

    by  • July 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to National Rifle Association lobbyist Todd Vandermyde, Gov. Pat Quinn is poised to announce Tuesday an amendatory veto of the concealed carry measure legislators submitted to him in May. In a post on the Illinois Carry website, Vandermyde says Quinn will announce Tuesday at the Thompson Center, several changes to the bill including...

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    State plans pesticide container recycling

    by  • July 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Department of Agriculture is again offering farmers a free pesticide container recycling program this summer. Sites throughout the state will collect the containers starting in late July. The used containers will be ground into chips and turned into shipping pallets, fence posts and other products. Agriculture Director Bob Flider says more than...

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