Sunday, May 10, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day!

From my family to yours, have a Happy Mother’s Day!

Friday, May 8, 2020
Unemployment Assistance Available for Self Employed (1099) Workers

Unemployment assistance is available for self-employed (1099) workers in our area! On Monday, May 11, self-employed individuals can apply for relief. From the Illinois Department of Employment Security: IDES Instructs…

Friday, May 8, 2020
E-Check Fees Waived for Drivers License, Registration Renewals Online

While we work to reopen Illinois, you can still renew your drivers license, vehicle registration, and access other Secretary of State services online. E-check fees are currently being waived.

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Reopen Illinois with local input

House Republicans have a plan to reopen Illinois county by county based on local input and criteria.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Rep. Miller: Begin Illinois Reopening with Recovery Plan in Place

In the months and years ahead, we will most certainly look back at Illinois’ response to the Covid-19 pandemic to learn from our experience and plan for the future. However,…

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
ISP: You Can Concealed-Carry While Adhering to Covid Face Covering Guidelines

Good news for local gun owners! The Illinois State Police have confirmed that you can practice your right to concealed-carry while wearing your Covid face covering. As long as you’re…

Friday, April 24, 2020
Rep. Miller: We must work together to begin a “regional reopening” for local communities

Central Illinois communities that have not experienced a major health-related impact from the Coronavirus need the option to begin reopening with appropriate precautions in place, State Representative Chris Miller stressed…

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Help for those struggling with student loan debt

The federal CARES Act provided much-needed relief for those with federal student loans who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including automatic suspension of monthly payments and…

Saturday, April 18, 2020
Help is available for residents needing assistance with bills during Coronavirus shutdown

Bill Deferment Programs Available to Illinoisans COVID-19, and the ensuing lockdown, has created a crisis in Illinois. This economic hardship caused by this virus is impacting employees and employers hard….

Friday, April 17, 2020
Illinois schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Governor J. B. Pritzker has announced that all Illinois schools will remain closed to in-person learning for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.