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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Illinois Republicans push Pritzker to unfreeze business tax breaks to create jobs

House Republicans are calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to unfreeze the Blue Collar Jobs Act ahead of his annual budget address Wednesday to help Illinois attract companies and create jobs….


Monday, February 1, 2021
IDES issues warning about scam text messages

There have been reports of Illinoisans receiving unsolicited text messages from identity thieves claiming to be IDES in order to steal personal information from residents. If you receive one of…


Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Chicago Tribune: The return of high school football, basketball and volleyball just a matter of ‘when’

The Friday night lights have the chance to shine again. The Illinois High School Association announced Friday that high-risk sports in areas that have improved from Tier 1 to phase…


Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Say no to Madigan’s tax increases

Last month voters resoundingly rejected Governor JB Pritzker’s referendum for an overarching Democratic tax increase. Just a little over 30 days later, Mike Madigan ignored the will of the voters…


Monday, December 7, 2020
Secretary of State extends office closure to January 5

The Illinois Secretary of State has announced that Drive Services offices will remain closed at least until January 5 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many expiration deadlines have been extended…


Tuesday, November 17, 2020
IDOT launches ‘Telegram’ transportation e-newsletter

The Illinois Department of Transportation has launched the ‘Telegram’ an e-mail newsletter specifically geared to provide information about transportation projects and programs around the state. The newsletter will include information…


Tuesday, November 10, 2020
DNR: Hunters in Illinois encouraged to think Safety First

Hunters in Illinois should think safety before, during and after their time in the field this fall and winter as waterfowl, upland game, furbearer, and firearm and archery deer seasons…


Monday, November 9, 2020
Week in Review: COVID-19, ethics, taxes & more

COVID-19All of Illinois now under enhanced mitigation; statewide positive case counts number more than 10,000 per day. The cases are only a small fraction of the tens of thousands of tests…


Monday, November 2, 2020
Virtual job fairs for veterans planned for next week

Illinois workNet has partnered with the Illinois Department of Employment Security to hold a statewide multi-employer Virtual Job Fair. The event is slated to take place over four days the…


Monday, October 26, 2020
The Week in Review for October 23

COVID-19 New numbers show “second wave” of viral transmission in Illinois.  The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has now reported results from more than 7.0 million coronavirus tests performed…