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Fourth Democrat to challenge Davis for congressional seat

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Another Democrat will seek to run against Rep. Rodney Davis next year.  

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Mendoza puts state employee bonuses to back of the line

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Newly sworn-in Comptroller Susana Mendoza is moving state employee bonuses to the back of the line of bills to be paid. Mendoza said she is asking staff to prioritize social services, education and public safety ahead of bonuses. “When we learned through news reports in October, that as social service agencies were cutting programs because of delays in state payments, the Comptroller, at the direction of the Governor, was giving out nearly $4 million in bo... More>>

Physics teacher declares candidacy for Normal mayor

NORMAL, Ill. – A Normal man declares his candidacy to become the town's next mayor. Overnight, Mark Tiritilli released a statement, saying he has gathered the required amount of signatures needed to get on the April ballot. He says he is basing his policies on quote "smarter growth, lower taxes, and better roads". Tiritilli is currently a physics teacher at Bloomington High School. There are currently no other challengers to incumbent Mayor Chris Koos in the Normal... More>>

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