TSPR Local

2nd Attempt by Keokuk
7:42 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Mayor Requesting Penalty $$$

Keokuk Mayor Tom Marion

Keokuk is looking to benefit from a penalty to a local company.

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Assessment/Interviews Next Week
6:52 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Acting Burlington Fire Chief Lone Finalist

There is just 1 finalist for Burlington's search for a new fire chief.

The man currently leading the Burlington Fire Department is in line to keep the job.

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The Governor’s Plan
6:30 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

A Cartoon Snake and Illinois Pensions

Credit Capitol Fax

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has finally unveiled his Internet campaign that is supposed to spur legislators to overhaul the state’s retirement systems. 

Quinn is trying to use social media to educate voters about the "squeeze" pension costs are putting on other state spending, such as education.

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Ethanol and the Drought
4:05 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

EPA Will Not Lower Ethanol Mandate

Credit Discovery.com

This year’s drought caused several governor’s as well as various livestock and poultry groups to petition the Environmental Protection Agency to wave a federal rule mandating the production of a certain amount of ethanol.

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Survey of Owners and Tenants
11:51 am
Sun November 18, 2012

Macomb Seeks Input About Historic District

A portion of Macomb's historic district
Credit Rich Egger

Those who own property in Macomb’s downtown historic district will be receiving a phone call from the city.

Community Development Coordinator Ed Basch told aldermen the district has been in place for more than two years so he believes it’s time for some feedback from those most directly impacted.

Basch thinks a phone survey will result in more responses than a mailed or web-based questionnaire. He said it’s a short survey of five questions.

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