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Senator under investigation for possible bribery resigns

Senator under investigation for possible bribery resigns

Associated Press

November 27, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois state senator under federal investigation for fraud has resigned his office. In a letter sent Wednesday to the secretary of the senate, Chicago Democrat Martin A. Sandoval said his resignation is effective Jan. 1. FBI agents raided Sandoval’s Springfield...

Pritzker spends $850K of his money to fix Governor’s Mansion

Pritzker spends $850K of his money to fix Governor’s Mansion

Associated Press

October 6, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker will spend $850,000 of his own money for continuing renovations to the historic Illinois Governor's Mansion, a move that comes after the billionaire businessman has already spent millions of dollars to cover government costs and renovations to other state buildings. The Springfield...

Illinois awards $350K for women’s preventative health care

Illinois awards $350K for women’s preventative health care

Associated Press

October 6, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Public health officials in Illinois have awarded $350,000 in grants to help improve the health care of women of reproductive age. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced earlier this week that the competitive grants are going to 14 organizations and public health...

Taking action: Environmentalism at DePaul and Springfield

Taking action: Environmentalism at DePaul and Springfield

Megan Deppen

April 26, 2015

The winters of the 17th century were the coldest in more than 600 years. That century saw starvation and wars that tore countries apart around the world. Geoffrey Parker, a 17th century historian, said the overlap between what is called the Little Ice Age and the General Crisis was no coincidence. Read More »...

DePaul students lobby for cleaner jobs in Springfield

Hannah Ward

April 26, 2015

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — At 5 a.m. on Earth Day,  DePaul students rolled out of bed, piled onto buses and headed down to Springfield to celebrate both the environment and their role in the legislative process. Earth Day doubled as Lobby Day this year, and students showed their interest in both by par...

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