State employee health insurance accounts for vast majority of Illinois’ 2017 deficit spending

State employee health insurance accounts for vast majority of Illinois’ 2017 deficit spending By Greg Bishop | Illinois News Network Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois Photo courtesy of the NorthShore University HealthSystem   Gov. Bruce Rauner has a lot of power when it comes to spending tax dollars, and a state representative says the governor and …

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California cracks down on glyphosate weed killers as lawsuits abound

California cracks down on glyphosate weed killers as lawsuits abound Posted on November 9, 2017 by Tribune News Service 283 Shares Jack McCall was a fixture at the local farmers market, where he sold avocados and other fruits he grew on his 20-acre ranch in Cambria, on California’s Central Coast. The U.S. postal worker and Little League coach was …

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New Will County Public Safety Complex completed ahead of schedule

Steve Balich Editor note: This was all accomplished with a decrease in the property tax rate and no public safety tax. New Will County Public Safety Complex completed ahead of schedule Susan DeMar LaffertyContact ReporterDaily Southtown Will County’s new Public Safety Complex is expected to be completed Monday — six weeks ahead of schedule, according …

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