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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Governor will signal budget priorities on Wednesday

On Wednesday, Governor J.B. Pritzker will deliver the State of the State and Budget Address from the chambers of the Illinois House of Representatives to a joint session of the…


Wednesday, January 31, 2024
House Republicans Back Estate Tax Legislation

SPRINGFIELD…Today, the Illinois Farm Bureau unveiled new legislation aimed at improving the Illinois Estate Tax. House Minority Leader Tony McCombie (Savanna) has spearheaded efforts throughout her tenure to address this problematic “death”…


Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Hammond awarded ‘Outstanding Legislator of the Year’ by the Illinois Association of Park Districts

State Representative Norine Hammond was honored with the ‘Outstanding Legislator of the Year’ award by the Illinois Association of Park Districts at the Association’s annual conference last week. The Illinois…


Friday, January 5, 2024
Tips on Saving Energy This Winter Season

The colder months often bring higher energy bills for homeowners. If you live in the north with harsh winters, heating your home may be more expensive than cooling it in…


Monday, October 9, 2023
Happy Columbus Day!

Columbus Day commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492. Wishing all a very happy Columbus Day!


Friday, October 6, 2023
Happy National Manufacturing Day!

Illinois’ manufacturing industry alone supports roughly $580 billion in annual economic impact. This drives investment, opportunity, and innovation across the state. Thank you to our manufacturers for all that they…


Thursday, October 5, 2023
LIHEAP Applications Now Open for Eligible Families

LIHEAP applications are now open for eligible families who need utility bill assistance. Learn more here.


Wednesday, October 4, 2023
FEMA/FCC Emergency Alert System Test Today

A nationwide test of the country’s emergency alert system will take place in Illinois around 1:20 p.m. CST. Expect to receive a message and tone/vibration alert on your cell phone…


Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month

There are over 13 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. today. This October, we celebrate women entrepreneurs and their lasting impact on our economy. Happy Women’s Small Business Month!


Friday, September 29, 2023
Happy National VFW Day to Our Local Chapters and Veterans

On this day in 1899, a group of 13 Spanish-America war veterans joined together to form what would become the nation’s largest and most dedicated group of combat veterans. Today…