Clean Water Initiative

Bill Knight – November 6
6:19 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Ditching the Myths about Clean Water Rules

Credit Wiki Commons

The public-comment period on a new rule about water ended two weeks ago, but the uproar over a “government takeover” of ditches remains.

Read more
Initiatives need money
3:36 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Hammond Says Governor Must find funding for Initiatives

State Rep. Norine Hammond (R-94)

State Representative Norine Hammond (R-94) is taking a wait-and-see attitude after hearing Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's State of the State speech.

She said she could support Quinn's plan to increase funding for the Monetary Award Program.  It provides grants to college students.  She has a few reservations.

Hammond said,  “To increase MAP grants, if we have the funding-and again I think it's a big 'if'-it is something that I could certainly support.”

Read more