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An annual Senior Fair is planned Thursday, July 20, in Carbondale.  The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Carbondale Civic Center. The civic center is located at 200 S. Illinois Ave. Senior Fair is being hosted by State Sen. Paul Schimpf, R-Waterloo, State Rep. Terri Bryant, R-...
In the aftermath of an announcement made by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to shut down the Alexander County Housing Authority’s public housing buildings in Cairo, State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, said May 4 that he had introduced a resolution proposing to take a...
Since taking office as Illinois state treasurer two years ago, Mike Frerichs has worked to bring $220 million worth of property back to its rightful owners through the I-Cash program.   State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, plans to partner with Frerichs to bring I-Cash to Southern Illinois...
From left are Zanotti, Edmonds, Severin, Fowler, Brown and Sally Puleo, who is Illinois deputy state director for Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Illinois and state director, Mission Readiness. Photo provided.
Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti on March 27 welcomed to his office Illinois State Rep. Dave Severin, R-Benton, and Illinois State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg. Zanotti and Fight Crime Illinois co-chairperson Tyler R. Edmonds, who is the Union County state’s attorney, spoke to...
State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, invites job-seekers in the Southern Illinois area to attend a free résumé building workshop that he is planning to host alongside Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Career Services program. The workshop is set for 6 p.m. March 16 at the Harrisburg...
A Southern Illinois legislator is speaking out against action which he says will impact senior citizens. State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, said this week that a plan by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration will strip care from 40,000 elderly residents, remove criminal background check...
A measure has been signed into law which is designed to ensure the transition to classrooms is made easier for out-of-state teachers moving to Illinois.  State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld, R-Okawville, a cosponsor of the bill, and State Rep. Terri Bryant, B-Murphysboro, joined Gov. Bruce Rauner when he...
Tuesday, Nov. 8, is Election Day – voters in Union County will help to elect a new president of the United States, a new U.S. senator, state and local officials, judges, and decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution. Polling places in Union County’s 20 precincts are...
Marsha Griffin, candidate for state representative in the 115th Representative District, is hosting a grand opening of her campaign office from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 29, located at 2015 W. Main St., Suite 107 in Carbondale. "I have been out knocking on doors and talking to residents...

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