April 4, 2014
Sari Lesk/For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- After about twice the average snowfall hit Central Illinois this winter, local government bodies are increasing their budgets to address needs for road repairs.How to report potholes
City of Champaign
April 2, 2014
By Klaudia Dukala/For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- When consultant Alan Kalmanoff was conducting his assessment on the Champaign County jails, he noticed inmates with mental health problems were "decomposing" because of the lack of medications available to them.
April 1, 2014After more than 10 years of debate and studies of the defects of the downtown Champaign County jail, county officials still have no clear plan to replace it.
March 20, 2014By Erik Prado/ For CU-CitizenAccess.org -- The Urbana Park District offers a wide range of services including 19 community parks and facilities such as swimming pools and gymnasiums. But the district is now concerned about the impact of the loss of tax revenue from the Carle Foundation.
Inspectors found broken coolers and equipment and food out of safe temperature ranges in each restaurant.
One restaurant was temporarily closed after inspectors found multiple violations, including raw chicken out of safe temperature ranges stored in a broken cooler.
But she said she did not file the form because the county clerk’s office never notified her that she needed to.
Last week the Republican-led House of Representatives passed a bill to keep the government running if Obamacare is defunded.
This week the Democratic-led Senate is vowing to remove the provision to defund Obamacare as it debates the bill. The Senate vote is expected to happen on Sunday. House Republican leaders will then vote to accept the Senate bill or precipitate a shutdown.