RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

University of Illinois at Springfield

A collection of news and information related to University of Illinois at Springfield published by this site and its partners.

Top University of Illinois at Springfield Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Rosemont Inc.

    Rosemont Inc.
    With every cab ride to and from a Chicago airport, 25 cents of the fare goes to a tiny suburb renowned for insider dealing and outsize clout. Those coins add up to millions a year for the suburb — Rosemont — and help fuel a political...
  • Mr. Madigan's bill, Ms. Purkey's pension

    Mr. Madigan's bill, Ms. Purkey's pension
    Gail Purkey wasn't employed by the state of Illinois long enough during the 1980s to earn a state pension. Her stint with House Speaker Michael Madigan's legislative staff, plus her time at the Illinois Arts Council, an agency chaired by Madigan's wife,...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Triffon Alatzas named top editor of Baltimore Sun Media Group

    Triffon Alatzas named top editor of Baltimore Sun Media Group
    Triffon G. Alatzas, who has served The Baltimore Sun as head of digital media and also led the sports and business departments, was named top editor of the 176-year-old news organization Wednesday. As executive editor and a senior vice president of...
  • Former U. of I. president to teach at Springfield campus

    Former U. of I. president to teach at Springfield campus
    Former University of Illinois President Michael Hogan will be assigned to the university’s smallest campus in Springfield when he returns next year from a sabbatical. In his role as a history professor, Hogan will be required to teach two...
  • Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate

    Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate
    Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans. House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John...
  • New General Assembly sworn in as full plate looms

    New General Assembly sworn in as full plate looms
    SPRINGFIELD --- A new Illinois General Assembly was sworn in today, and after the ceremony and celebrations are over, lawmakers will face a full plate of unresolved issues in the month ahead. Democrats now have veto-proof majorities in both the House and...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11): Guest host Eddie Arruza with Abdon Pallasch (Sun-Times), Rick Pearson...
  • Quinn looks to end 'say to play' voting

     
    Let's pass a long overdue law to allow voters to participate in primary elections without having to publicly declare their party affiliation.... Pat Quinn in Wednesday's state of the state speech As you probably know, to participate in a primary......
  • Ethics bill looms large on Blagojevich's desk

    The strongest campaign fundraising restrictions state lawmakers have ever approved are sitting on the desk of a governor who was elected as a reformer but now has federal investigators crawling all over his administration. Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who...
  • Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture

    Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture
    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial will feature prosecutors feeding voters a steady reminder of the worst elements of Illinois' political culture — allegations that money, insider influence and personal interest drive public...