There appears to be some disagreement over the value of a new phone app designed to put you in closer touch with local government in Springfield… The Gov 311 app was designed by city budget director Bill
Paging Hank Hill… the City of Springfield may be in the market for more propane.
Springfield city officials are warning that the growing pension crisis is threatening to crowd out city services.
The city of Springfield is facing a potentially costly decision on a perk that firefighters have been getting for years.
It’s another casualty of the state budget impasse… Governor Bruce Rauner says the state cannot send video gaming proceeds back to local governments without an approved budget.
Mayor Jim Langfelder is relying on familiar names to build his leadership team.
In a story you heard first on News/Talk 970 WMAY, City Water Light and Power might be able to avoid a technical default on its debt after all.
Springfield aldermen have approved allocating an extra three-and-a-half million dollars for the city’s health insurance expenses… even though Mayor Mike Houston’s budget director doesn’t think the full amount will be needed.
Body cameras for some Springfield cops are included in the first draft of next year’s city budget. But not all officers would be outfitted with the cameras right away.
After years of growth, Springfield city government revenues have leveled off this year… and the city budget director says that’s going to make it tough to pay for ongoing expenses and new needs next year.