Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosted a regional round of the Science Olympiad Saturday, gathering sixth- through 12th-grade students interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for a day of competitive problem-solving.
Illinois State Senate candidate Paul Schimpf is ready to take on Senate President John Cullerton (D-6th District) and Speaker of the House Mike Madigan (D-22nd District), and believes he has what it takes to effectively represent the 58th District, according to a campaign commercial by Liberty Principles PAC.
Candidates for the Illinois General Assembly were happy to see Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Senate President John Cullerton (D-6th District) compromising on a possible solution to the state's pension crisis -- even if their plan remains in limbo while lawmakers in Springfield continue to haggle over the state's budget.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and fellow members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the proposed Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act (S. 357), which passed the U.S. House last month.
Republican Paul Schimpf, a retired Marine and lawyer, is running for state Senate with the aim of bringing “common-sense” legislating, conservative values and integrity to the state and to the 58th District, which covers Monroe, St. Clair, Randolph, Perry, Jackson, Union and Jefferson counties.
Rend Lake College appeared yet again on Aspen Institute’s list of top 150 community colleges in the country, making it eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million.
In line with other GOP legislative candidates seeking district slots around the state, two Republicans from southern Illinois have called allegations against current Auditor General Frank Mautino a disheartening state of affairs.