Tazewell County News Briefs

Tazewell 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…

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    Tazewell County News Briefs

    STATE Modest economic growth predicted until 2021 A moderate economic growth in the upcoming fiscal year in Illinois is expected to lead to higher tax receipts for the state. But there…

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    Tazewell 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…

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    Tazewell County News Briefs

    CENTRAL ILLINOIS Thinking about beekeeping? Class will get you started The Heart of Illinois Beekeepers Association will introduce the world of beekeeping to potential beekeepers with…

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    Tazewell 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…

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    Tazewell County News Briefs

    STATE Changes in lead poison testing will ID more children exposed to risks A change in how the state measures exposure to lead poisoning will increase the number of children who will…