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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hopedale Marine’s family seeks change to flag display law

SPRINGFIELD – State law would be changed to allow the flying of flags at half-staff for Illinois military personnel killed while training on active duty under legislation sponsored by State…


Thursday, October 9, 2014
Illinois House Officially Urges US Congress to Update Federal Disaster Declaration Process following November Tornadoes

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois General Assembly passed House Resolution 922 on Friday calling on Congress to update the federal disaster declaration process, following FEMA’s recent denial of assistance to local…


Thursday, October 9, 2014
Sommer, Unes, call on Congress to reform “outdated and unfair” federal disaster declaration process

SPRINGFIELD – State Representatives Keith Sommer (R-Morton) and Mike Unes (R-East Peoria) this week introduced legislation calling on Congress to update the federal disaster declaration process, following FEMA’s recent denial…