As fall slowly turns to winter, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is warning that case numbers for COVID, flu, and RSV are rising. The agency is reminding Illinoisans that effective vaccines are available for COVID, flu and RSV. IDPH is also offering a few […]
As Illinois farmers have now wrapped up nearly all of their harvest season, eyes are turning toward next year. Much of 2023 was dominated by early drought conditions across most of the state, along with fears over what it would mean for the state’s top industry. […]
Have you witnessed public officials behaving badly? If so, you can now report suspected corruption directly to the Illinois State Police (ISP) with a new form. The form was created by ISP’s Special Investigations Unit, which is tasked with focusing on public corruption and conducting investigations […]
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) recently announced the Illinois B2B NewBiz grant program that became available on November 30. This new program extends financial relief to businesses that started during the COVID-19 pandemic in industries that were most impacted by it. Grants […]
Illinois Senate Republican Leader Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) released the following statement on the passing of former Illinois Senate President James Peyton ‘Pate’ Philip who served the State of Illinois in the Illinois Assembly for 36 years: “From the U.S. Marine Corps to President of […]
The Illinois Veterans History Project, developed as part of an effort by the Library of Congress and the Illinois Secretary of State’s office, needs your help to ensure our veterans are not forgotten. The project is a statewide initiative which seeks to collect, preserve and make […]
Lawmakers were able to restore some protections for farmers and landowners which were recently stripped away in a controversial law backed by the Governor that took control of wind and solar farms from local governments. Senate Bill 1699, supported by the members of the Senate Republican […]
A historically high number of complaints were reported in the annual Executive Inspector General’s report for Fiscal Year 2023. The 66-page report, found here, reveals that 3,078 complaints were filed and 450 investigations were opened based on the information received by the OEIG. The Office of […]
An original edition of the Gettysburg Address will be on display from Nov. 17 through Nov. 28 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM). President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863, at the dedication of a national cemetery for the […]
State lawmakers took an important step toward creating a stronger and more reliable power supply for Illinois by passing legislation end the moratorium on new nuclear reactor construction.   House Bill 2473 lifts the ban on next generation nuclear reactors less than 300 MW beginning Jan. […]