Raising awareness of the challenges faced by those living with mental health conditions, the month of May has been designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. Established in 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month was created to reduce the stigma around mental illness and educate the public about […]
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (IDCEO) is offering grant funding to boost economic growth in downtown areas throughout the state. The IDCEO recently announced $30 million in grant funding for the Rebuild Illinois Downtowns and Main Streets Capital (RDMS) and Research in Illinois […]
In response to the growing number of dangerous incidents involving suspects fleeing from police and endangering motorists, Senate Republican lawmakers gathered with local law enforcement representatives to unveil new legislation designed to hold suspects accountable in these situations.  Senate Bill 1807, proposed by Senate Republican Leader […]
Officers who gave their lives in the line of duty were honored at the annual Police Officer Memorial Ceremony on May 2nd at the State Capitol complex in Springfield. Joined by their loved ones and colleagues from various law enforcement agencies statewide, attendees gather to recognize […]
During the week Republican lawmakers stood in defiance of a controversial new law that will drastically change the state’s election laws in the middle of an election cycle that has already started to favor entrenched incumbents and reduce competition at the ballot box. Senate Bill 2412, […]