The debate over whether to hold a property tax auction in Lee County has moved several other contentious issues back into the spotlight.
A recent vote by the Lee County Board of Supervisors has turned out to be anything but routine.
The new head of the Lee County GOP says communication is key to future success.
Activists believe there continue to be healthcare disparities that impact racial and ethnic minorities.
But Byron Oden-Shabazz, intern for the Western Illinois University Center for the Studies of Masculinities and Men’s Development, said studies have shown two-thirds of Americans are unaware of the disparities.
“If we are going to have a healthy healthcare system, we (must) learn how to treat all people,” said Oden-Shabazz.
The April 4 court proceedings in the 50% Plus One case in Macomb did not last long because the Liberty Justice Center – which is representing city council candidate Steve Wailand – never summoned his opponent, Kay Hill.