Costello Jr. Is Tapped For State’s Ag Chief

Share this post
Jerry Costello Jr.
Jerry Costello Jr.

By Joe Leicht A former legislator - a Democrat who was nonetheless popular in Republican-leaning Monroe County - continues to attain stature in Springfield. Jerry Costello II, who served the 116th Illinois House District a representative from 2011 through 2019, on Feb. 28 was nominated by Gov. J.B. Pritzker to served as director of the …

Costello Jr. Is Tapped For State’s Ag Chief Read More »

To access more content, login or subscribe to the Monroe County Independent. 

If you are are not yet a subscriber you can purchase a subscription here.

You Might Also Be Interested In
Ryan Martin

Republican State’s Attorney Candidate Drops Out Of Race

By Joe Leicht Monroe County Republicans are - not unexpectedly - searching for a candidate for state's attorney on the...
Senior bach DSCN5002

Bernell Bachelier Celebrates 90th Birthday

Bernell Bachelier, second from right, sits with her family as they wave to folks driving by to wish her a...
- photo by Joe Leicht

The Ed-itor Flushes Again

With his last roll twindeling down to the cardboard tube, the Ed-itor was happy a when the Amazon van pulled...