News headlines for the morning of January 9, 2018
- The city of Rock Island is turning more and more to public-private partnerships. That's the message Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms gave during his first-ever State of the City address Monday.
- Acronic plans to freeze pension plan contributions for U.S. workers, and instead make contributions to a 401-K plan for them.
- Iowa lawmakers returned to the statehouse Monday for their 2018 legislative session, with majority Republicans promising tax cuts and other measures they say will stimulate the Iowa economy.
- One of the newest members of the Scott County Board has become its leader. Tony Knobbe was elected chair last week during the board's organizational meeting for 2018.