IJEC is providing the newsroom CU-CitizenAccess, based in Urbana-Champaign at the University of Illinois, a space for recent investigative reporting articles while its site is under construction. IJEC has hosted stories from the online newsroom in the past.
State data gives early warning of layoffs from larger companies, but lost jobs from small businesses go uncounted
Longtime Champaign attorney’s compensation rose $100,000 before retirement; Total compensation for all city staff rose 4.5%
Urbana doubled bonuses paid to its workers in 2022; Total compensation for workers rose $1.4 million, a 6.64% increase
How bad are the streets of Champaign and Urbana? Pavement data detail poor quality and need for extensive repairs
Of 50 victims, young minorities harmed most by flurry of Champaign gun violence
Some Champaign landlords limit use of vouchers as income, meaning it’s harder for low-income families to rent; But Urbana landlords accept vouchers
More to be added soon.