Peoria County News Briefs

Peoria County News Briefs

CENTRAL ILLINOIS Session will train volunteers to aid in natural disasters Training for second responders, people who assist with recovery efforts after first responders deal with a…

  • Peoria County News Briefs

    Peoria County News Briefs

    STATE Bill proposes elected officials wear body cams to thwart corruption A bill designed to reduce corruption at the state and local levels has been proposed in Springfield. The bill,…

  • Peoria County News Briefs

    Peoria County News Briefs

    STATE Lawmakers want higher minimum wage for teachers The Illinois Senate education committee is pushing again to raise the minimum salary for teachers to $40,000 a year by the 2023-24…

  • Peoria County News Briefs

    Peoria County News Briefs

    STATE New minimum wage debate expected The Illinois Senate is expected this week to start discussing a new plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. Supporters of the…