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Loughran Cappel urges residents to buy, think and shop local this holiday season

State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood) is urging Will and Kendall County residents to shop, think and buy local this holiday season. As families kick off their shopping this year, Loughran Cappel is reminding residents to frequent local businesses on ...

New law modernizes Illinois' economy and sets up green transportation hub

TTW Newswire Illinois now has a new law on the books to help incentivize electric vehicle manufacturers to set up shop and generate good paying jobs in Illinois, thanks to State Senator Michael E. Hastings. Hastings (D-Frankfort) championed the historic ...

Rental Payment Program gets slow start, reopens Dec 6

Additional time has been approved for renters to ensure the Rental Payment Program’s application platform is functioning properly, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced that it will reopen the Illinois Rental Payment Program (ILRPP) on Monday, Dec. 6 instead ...

Foster, Johnson introduce Legislation to keep STEM graduates in America

Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) and Chairwoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) introduced the Keep STEM Talent Act to make certain advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) degree holders eligible for permanent resident status. The bill would allow certain graduates with ...

Secure clean regional water access passes out of the Senate

TTW newswire In response to increasing fears of future water insecurity in the Joliet area, legislation sponsored by State Senator John Connor (D-Lockport) provides for the establishment of a Joliet-region water commission. "The water supply that our communities rely on ...

Illinois State Treasurer launches Operation Purple Heart

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs has launched Operation Purple Heart, an unprecedented mission to return 11 Purple Heart medals to their rightful owners. The military honors were submitted to the Illinois State Treasurer's Office for safekeeping and return as part ...

Rep. Batinick to host College financial aid seminar & FAFSA Workshop

Next week, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting a College Financial Aid & FAFSA Workshop in Plainfield. Rep. Batinick invites constituents on Tuesday, October 26th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Plainfield Community Center (15014 S. Des ...

Rep. Batinick to host prescription drug drop-off

This Saturday, State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will host a Prescription Drug Drop Off with the Plainfield Police Department. This free event will take place on Saturday, October 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Plainfield Police Department ...

Durbin, Duckworth, Foster secures nearly $600,000 for Joliet Fire Department

TTW Newswire U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL-11), gave $593,163 in federal funding to the Joliet Fire Department for purchase of new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), which are vital to ...

Pritzker signs revised maps that preserve minority representation

TTW News Wire After reviewing the General Assembly revised legislative maps drawn with 2020 U.S. Census data, Gov. JB Pritzker signed the new House and Senate district maps that reflect Illinois' diversity and preserve minority representation in Illinois' government in ...

DuSable Museum expands to an education center

To better reflect its existing mission, the DuSable Museum of African American History will look to become an education center as well as a museum by Juneteenth 2022. The move may also guarantee the 60-year-old institution more financial stability, given ...

Rep. Batinick’s Children’s Safety Expo & Touch a Truck

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) is hosting his annual Children's Safety Expo and Touch a Truck on Saturday, September 25th in Plainfield. This outside event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Plainfield Central High School ...

Loughran Cappel invites residents to Coffee and Conversation

To give residents the chance to discuss their concerns and ideas, State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood) will hold an outdoor Coffee and Conversation event.

Jobs and millions in economic impact through landmark clean energy legislation

Following the Senate’s passage of a landmark piece of legislation that will cement Illinois’ status as a leader in the clean energy sector and save thousands of jobs, State Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Frankfort) released the following statement:

Organizations invited to participate in pet expo

Local pet businesses and organizations are invited to participate in a pet expo hosted by State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood) and State Senator John Connor (D-Lockport).

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