Chapin Rose http://tspr.org en More Fireworks In Illinois Next Year? http://tspr.org/post/more-fireworks-illinois-next-year An Illinois lawmaker is already looking to next year's Fourth of July.<p>State Senator Chapin Rose says he saw a lot of fireworks for sale on recent trips to Kentucky, Wisconsin and Tennessee -- and saw a lot of Illinoisans crossing the state line to buy them. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:28:28 +0000 Jim Meadows 56117 at http://tspr.org More Fireworks In Illinois Next Year? Illinois to Drop Health Alliance for Retirees http://tspr.org/post/illinois-drop-health-alliance-retirees <p>The state of Illinois has removed Urbana-based Health Alliance from its list of retiree contracts, as of January 2014. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:20:22 +0000 Jeff Bossert/Illinois Public Radio 41595 at http://tspr.org Illinois to Drop Health Alliance for Retirees Another New Restriction for Illinois Colleges http://tspr.org/post/another-new-restriction-illinois-colleges <p>Illinois lawmakers have agreed to restrict public universities from using state funding or tuition money to cover the costs of campus job searches.<br />&nbsp;<br />State Representative Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) said he has seen numerous outside search firms brought in to the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.<br /><br />He said it&#39;s unfair for taxpayers or students to pay for expensive searches, which he said in many instances are unnecessary.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 20:07:48 +0000 Rich Egger 15930 at http://tspr.org Another New Restriction for Illinois Colleges