Saturday, July 4, 2020
Happy Independence Day!

Monday, June 29, 2020
As July 15 tax deadline nears help available for senior filers

Nearly 25% of people over 65 years of age still need to file their 2019 income taxes, which are due on Wednesday, July 15. While most Volunteer Income Tax Assistance…

Friday, June 26, 2020
Major League Baseball Coming Back!

Good News! Major League Baseball and its Players Association have reached an agreement to play a shortened 60-game season starting next month. Read the details here .

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Schools to reopen in Phase 4 with restrictions

The state announced guidelines for Illinois schools to safely return to in-person Instruction as the state advances to Phase 4 of the Governor’s Restore Illinois plan. GUIDANCE FOR K-12 SCHOOLS…

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Changes Coming in Reopening “Phase 4”

On June 26 all regions of Illinois are set to move into “Phase 4” of the Governor’s gradual reopening schedule. Here are the changes that are coming:

Sunday, June 21, 2020
Wishing all Dads, Stepdads and Granddads a Happy Father’s Day

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Miller, House Republicans call for reopening of local IDES offices

With state shutdown-related unemployment claims still unresolved, Representative Miller and many of his Republican colleagues this week called for the immediate reopening of local Department of Employment Security Offices to…

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
The Data Supports Fully Reopening Our Communities

It’s clear that our counties are ready to fully reopen immediately. We should not still be stuck in the Governor’s “Phase 3” restrictions with the City of Chicago.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Rep Miller: No More Business “Winners and Losers” in Stay at Home Orders

While small businesses in our area continue to suffer through the Governor Pritzker’s slow and gradual reopening process, State Representative Chris Miller is sponsoring legislation to ensure small businesses will…

Monday, June 1, 2020
Miller, House Republicans Call for State Audit of IDES

State Representative Chris Miller today joined his House Republican colleagues in calling for an audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) to investigate the agency’s numerous failures during…