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Monday, June 22, 2020
The Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame is Accepting Nominations

The Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) is accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of the Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame. Since 2002, the ICF has recognized individuals who have records of…


Thursday, June 18, 2020
ComEd Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Package to Assist Customers and Communities in Need

Package features more flexible payment options, financial assistance for past due balances; extends suspension of service disconnections and waiver of late fee charges CHICAGO (June 18, 2020) –To help families and…


Thursday, June 18, 2020
Governor Pritzker Follows the Science Only Up to the Point Where It Interferes With Politics

On June 6th, Governor Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul attended a South Suburban Day of Action event in Calumet City. Yesterday A.G. Raoul announced that he’s tested positive for COVID-19….


Monday, June 15, 2020
Rep. Reick: Woodstock CUSD 200 Among Three School Districts in the State to Receive Innovation Grant

ISBE AWARDS THREE DISTRICTS WITH $200,000 TO BUILD INNOVATIVE PATHWAYS INTO TEACHING ISBE ALSO RELEASES A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR GRANTS TO STRENGTHEN TEACHER LEADERSHIP  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State…


Monday, June 15, 2020
Sec. of State Announces 16th Annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition

Entry forms are now available; Deadline is June 30  Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced today that entry forms are available for the 16th annual Illinois Emerging…


Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Virtual Applicant Briefings Scheduled for Local Governments, Nonprofits, and Houses of Worship to Apply for Federal Public Assistance Funding

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is working with county emergency managers throughout the state to ensure local governments impacted by COVID-19 have all documents and paperwork necessary to qualify…


Thursday, May 28, 2020
How Soon We Recover Depends Upon Us

As we move into Phase 3 of the “Restore Illinois” plan tomorrow, there are a few things that need to be said. None of us are happy about the pace at which…


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Ilinois State Police rule provides that Concealed Carry application will be accepted without proof that renewal training is completed

An emergency rule provides that renewal applications will be accepted without proof that renewal training is completed. You can now submit your application online and bypass uploading your training certificate…


Friday, May 22, 2020
Childcare Policy Changes are a Victory for Working Families

Springfield – Last week, the House Republican Caucus sent a letter to Governor Pritzker urging him to allow all Illinois childcare providers to reopen as regions move to Phase 3…


Friday, May 22, 2020
No Legislation is Forthcoming to Replace IDPH Emergency Rule

Springfield – State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock), a member of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR), has stated that it appears that the General Assembly will not be proposing…