Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
A portion of Illinois Route 78 between Canton and Farmington would be designated "Sgt. Douglas Riney Memorial Highway" under a resolution that passed the General Assembly recently, according to a press release.
Peoria City Hall beat its counterpart in Vancouver, Washington, to claim the title of "Best City Hall" in America in a March Madness-style contest put on by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) recently.
During his recent statewide tour, Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Peoria’s Getz Fire Equipment, a family-owned business that been operating in the city since 1957, providing fire safety equipment and services in Illinois and Iowa.
Peoria County is part of a porous Illinois that has seen thousands of residents leave in recent years, according to a tweet from the vice president of the Illinois Policy Institute Vice President of Policy Michael Lucci.
While building four single-family homes for low-income residents on Northeast Monroe Street, Peoria’s Community Development Department found its affordable housing efforts featured in a nationwide report to Congress recently.