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Governor to foot $40,000 bill for Capitol office renovations Governor to foot $40,000 bill for Capitol office renovations

Governor to foot $40,000 bill for Capitol office renovations

Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker is planning to spend $40,000 of his own money to renovate his State Capitol office next month, according to a news release distributed by his staff.  Those changes will be mainly functional, however, with no major changes planned for the carpeting, wallpaper, furniture or other cosmetic areas.

Eight days after request, Lincoln Museum shipped Gettysburg Address to Texas Eight days after request, Lincoln Museum shipped Gettysburg Address to Texas

Eight days after request, Lincoln Museum shipped Gettysburg Address to Texas

Just eight days after a nonprofit organization founded by conservative commentator Glenn Beck requested it be lent a priceless, handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address to display at a “pop-up” museum in Dallas, Texas, the staff at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum had the document packed and ready to move. That led to Alan Lowe's ouster from the ALPLM in...
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Illinois' political map has shifted dramatically in the 21st century with Democrats now dominating large cities and the suburbs, and Republicans holding small towns and rural areas. Two researchers at Southern Illinois University, John Jackson and John Foster, discuss that trend and the new paper they have just published. (Read the whole paper at news.siu.edu/2022/06/061522-Lat…context-for-22.php)

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