Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is delivering holiday gifts to a central Illinois community damaged by last month’s deadly tornadoes. Simon’s office says she has been collecting gifts at her offices in Carbondale, Springfield and Chicago. Simon plans to take the gifts to the community of Gifford on Friday morning.
Rauner: "The idea was mine." Quinn spokeswoman: Arrogant.
University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students
The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.
Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.