Pam Althoff http://wuis.org en 10 Ill. Historic Sites 'Endangered' Without Federal Tax Credit http://wuis.org/post/10-ill-historic-sites-endangered-without-federal-tax-credit <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>An Illinois preservation group has put out its annual list of most endangered historic places. State funding may be a long shot, but enthusiasts are working to save a federal tax credit.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Among the ten endangered sites is a camp in Senator Pam Althoff's (R-McHenry) district. Camp Algonquin, in unincorporated McHenry County, is a rare relic of the open-air camp movement at the turn of the last century.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:19:10 +0000 Hannah Meisel 22153 at http://wuis.org 10 Ill. Historic Sites 'Endangered' Without Federal Tax Credit Unclear How Quinn Will Pay For Early Education http://wuis.org/post/unclear-how-quinn-will-pay-early-education <p>Governor Pat Quinn says expanding Illinois' early childhood education programs should be one of the state's top priorities, but he hasn't detailed how to pay for them.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some lawmakers say Quinn's &nbsp;"Birth to Five'' initiative's success is tied to the ongoing tax and spend debate that's expected to dominate this year's legislative agenda.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:59:47 +0000 Associated Press 18065 at http://wuis.org Unclear How Quinn Will Pay For Early Education Bipartisan Call To Work Together On Budget http://wuis.org/post/bipartisan-call-work-together-budget <p>Two state senators say partisan bickering over the state's budget should be set aside for the sake of Illinois residents. &nbsp;</p><p>Park Ridge Democrat Dan Kotowski and McHenry Republican Pam Althoff touted the results of a survey of Illinois residents at a Tuesday news conference in Chicago. &nbsp;</p><p>Kotowski says both Democrats and Republicans want many of the same things out of the state's budget. That includes more of the state's budget being put toward growing businesses, ensuring public safety and improving infrastructure. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:36:11 +0000 Associated Press 11972 at http://wuis.org Bipartisan Call To Work Together On Budget