Jehan Gordon-Booth http://wuis.org en Lawmaker's Stepson Shot And Killed In Peoria http://wuis.org/post/lawmakers-stepson-shot-and-killed-peoria <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; line-height: 22px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The stepson of a state lawmaker from Peoria has been shot dead.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; line-height: 22px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The (Peoria) Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1t6ts30 ) that 22-year-old Derrick Booth Jr. was pronounced dead early Saturday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 18:50:47 +0000 Associated Press 25851 at http://wuis.org Gov. Quinn's Budget Address Could Answer Income Tax Question http://wuis.org/post/gov-quinns-budget-address-could-answer-income-tax-question <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In a speech that could be pivotal for both his re-election campaign and for the state's finances, Governor Pat Quinn will Wednesday present his annual budget proposal. His administration is tight-lipped about what he has in mind.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois lawmakers — at least most of them — have agreed the state has about $35 billion dollars to spend next year.</span></p><p>But as House Republican Leader Jim Durkin says,</p><p>"How we distribute that money and divvy it up is a whole different analysis."</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:32:10 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 21669 at http://wuis.org Gov. Quinn's Budget Address Could Answer Income Tax Question