Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the Department of Agriculture

With this grant, the Illinois Department of Agriculture will fund projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crop products and create new market opportunities for the state’s specialty crop producers….

Monday, September 11, 2023
Remembering and Never Forgetting September 11, 2001

Twenty-two years ago today, our lives were forever changed. Today, we remember the heroes who emerged that day, including the first responders who ran toward danger and the everyday Americans…

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Peak Fall Foliage Viewing Likely to be Shortened This Year

If you are planning a trip to view fall foliage this year, be aware that peak viewing times could be cut in half due to dry conditions. Learn more here.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Nominations Sought for Illinois Teacher of the Year Awards

The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking nominations for the 2024 Those Who Excel and Teacher of the Year Awards. Nominate outstanding teachers, administrators, or other school personnel….

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
October 31 Deadline to Apply for Mortgage Assistance through ILHAF

The Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund provides up to $60,000 in mortgage assistance to eligible homeowners. The money is paid directly to the servicer, taxing body, or other approved entity. If…

Monday, September 4, 2023
Honoring the American Worker on Labor Day

Today we recognize the many contributions of American workers to the strength and prosperity of our nation. Wishing all a happy Labor Day!

Friday, September 1, 2023
Help Local Families in Need on National Food Bank Day

Food banks provide a crucial service to our communities as they help families across the state fight food insecurity and find resources for living a healthy, happy life. If you…

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Illinois Republicans Continue Push for Ethics Reforms in State Government

If we want to stamp out corruption in Illinois, then elected officials need to be held accountable for bad behavior long before it becomes criminal. It’s time to give Illinoisans…

Monday, August 28, 2023
Rep. Hammond Holding Third Round of Traveling Summer Office Hours in September

State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) has announced a third round of Summer Traveling Office Hours throughout the 94th Legislative District. Locations for her September office hours include Carthage, Aledo, Havana,…

Saturday, August 26, 2023
Celebrating Women’s Equality Day and the 19th Amendment

On August 26, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, recognizing the anniversary of the certification of the 19th amendment. We honor the achievements of women and the suffrage movement in the…