SPRINGFIELD -- The Wells Center in Jacksonville, Ill., should be celebrating 50 years of treating residents of Central and Southern Illinois for alcohol and drug addiction. Instead, the Center has voted to close – a victim of Gov. Rauner’s ill-conceived crusade to run the state of Illinois into the ground. The center will leave 35 employees jobless and 500 people a year struggling with addiction with no treatment services.
CROSSVILLE, Ill. – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza met with residents of downstate Crossville, population 800, two months after a savage tornado tore through the town.
Says taxpayers shouldn’t have to pay the price of inaction