Tuesday, September 1, 2020
IDES Applies for Federal Funds to Help those Unemployed Due to COVID

The Illinois Department of Employment Security has submitted its application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to access federal Lost Wage Assistance funds. Under the program, individuals unemployed as a…

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Remembering “Big Jim” Thompson

This week Illinois says goodbye to its 37th Governor, the history-making James R. Thompson. Illinois’ longest-serving governor, Thompson passed away Friday at the age of 84. Governor Thompson left a…

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Rep. Miller Calls for Madigan’s Removal from Speakership

While Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, facing yet another serious scandal, has refused to step down, State Representative Chris Miller today joined dozens of House colleagues in calling for his…

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Sign the Petition for a Special Session on Ethics Reform!

We cannot wait any longer to clean up Illinois’ culture of corruption! Sign the petition to encourage Governor Pritzker to immediately call the legislature into Special Session to pass real,…

Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Miller Calls for Immediate Special Session on Ethics Reform

“Earlier this year the Governor stood before the legislature and the television cameras and called for immediate action on ethics reform. If he truly believes what he said, he will…

Sunday, July 19, 2020
Rep. Miller Calls for Immediate Madigan Resignation

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…