Acting manager of AmeriCorps’ Illinois-based programs, the Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois), recently reported $17.5 million in federal grants for AmeriCorps members.
The Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) can't wait for Monday. That's when the City of Bloomington has said it will have responded to the ECW's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regarding reimbursement of an airline ticket, the group says on its Illinois Leaks website.
The Illinois Senate voted on Sunday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1 despite heavy opposition from Republicans, who have called the bill a broken school funding formula that favors Chicago over the rest of the state.
Atlanta, Illinois, residents crowded a recent library board meeting to question the propriety and legality of purchasing property owned by one of its board members, a video of the meeting posted on the Illinois Leaks website shows.
McLean County's eight school districts will receive an extra $1.03 million this year if the Illinois House accepts Gov. Bruce Rauner's version of a school funding bill, according to an analysis by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Although Illinois law says vacancies on library boards must be filled immediately, the Atlanta, Illinois, public library board has left a seat empty since March, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) contend.