Brad Harriman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Enyart makes it official; will vie for House seat http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/enyart-makes-it-official-will-vie-house-seat <p>The man who last week <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-nat-guards-enyart-resigns-possible-entrant-12th-district-race-0">stepped down</a> after&nbsp;five years heading the Illinois National Guard says he&#39;s running&nbsp;for a southern Illinois congressional seat as a Democrat.</p> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 20:47:37 +0000 The Associated Press 3891 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Enyart makes it official; will vie for House seat Harriman drops from US House race in southern Ill., cites illness http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/harriman-drops-us-house-race-southern-ill-cites-illness <p><strong>Updated 1:53 p.m.</strong> <em>with statements from Costello, Plummer</em></p><p>The Democratic nominee for a southern&nbsp;Illinois congressional seat being vacated by Jerry Costello says&nbsp;he&#39;s dropping out of the race for medical reasons.</p><p>Democrat Brad Harriman says his withdrawal from the 12th&nbsp;Congressional District race comes after he talked with his doctor&nbsp;about what he calls a noticeably worsening neurological condition&nbsp;that now requires surgery.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 18:25:05 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 3803 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Harriman drops from US House race in southern Ill., cites illness Morning headlines: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-march-21-2012 <p><strong>Mo. Senate considers legislation to beef up security at the Capitol</strong></p><p>The bill would increase the number of security cameras at the State Capitol and allow the Governor&#39;s Office of Administration to hire private, armed security guards if needed.&nbsp;</p><p>It&#39;s sponsored by Democrat Robin Wright-Jones of St. Louis.&nbsp; She filed the bill shortly after someone placed rifle target stickers outside her office and the offices of several other Democratic Senators and one House Republican:</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 14:24:09 +0000 Julie Bierach, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 3318 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Plummer, Harriman win nominations for Ill. congressional seat http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/plummer-harriman-win-nominations-ill-congressional-seat <p>Republican lumber businessman Jason Plummer of O&rsquo;Fallon and Democratic former regional schools superintendent Brad Harriman of O&rsquo;Fallon are the winners of Illinois&rsquo; primary in the 12<sup>th</sup> congressional district.</p><p>They will face off Nov. 6 in the general election to replace Illinois Congressman Jerry Costello. The longtime democratic congressman announced last October that he won&rsquo;t seek another term in the Southern Illinois district after more than two decades.</p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:22:15 +0000 The Associated Press & Julie Bierach 3317 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Plummer, Harriman win nominations for Ill. congressional seat Morning headlines: Monday, January 16, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-january-16-2011 <p><strong>Mo. Senators pushing legislation to make information available about grants and budget cuts</strong></p><p>The legislation would require details about federal grants worth at least $1 million to be posted on the Missouri Accountability Portal, which is an online tool for tracking state expenses.&nbsp; It also would require the governor to post a daily report on that website listing how much money he has withheld from state agencies and programs to help balance the budget.</p> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:15:38 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2864 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, January 16, 2011 Former Ill. educator gets Costello endorsement in race for Congressman's successor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-ill-educator-gets-costello-endorsement-race-congressmans-successor <p><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">A former </span><a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/09/17/140557575/shrinking-budgets-put-school-support-on-the-block" style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">regional superintendent</a><span style="font-family: 'Segoe UI', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; "> for St. Clair County, Ill. Mon, 16 Jan 2012 00:15:35 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 2863 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Ill. educator gets Costello endorsement in race for Congressman's successor