Illinois Behind On Indigent Funeral Payments
2/11/2013 @ 11:42 AMLincoln, IL -- A new report finds the state of Illinois is months behind in its payments for conducting funerals for the indigent. Illinois' economic woes have placed these funerals on a list of low-priority concerns for the state. But that's not welcome news for statewide funeral directors and cemeteries who say they depend on the state to pay for whatever expenses are incurred for burials of people who died penniless, indigent or who passed away while imprisoned. In several cases some funeral homes are reportedly owed millions-of-dollars each.
See other LocalNews news:Centralia Mayor Praises New Motel/Strip Mall Development At Groundbreaking
Search Warrant Executed on Mt. Vernon Home Friday in On Going Weapons and Burglary Investigations
Illinois Lawmakers to Reconvene as Budget Deadline Nears
Dick Van Dyke Visits Illinois Hometown, Starting Foundation
Judge Orders Settlement Hearing in Duckworth Lawsuit