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Legislation to extend employer tax credit

Legislation that would keep tax credits in place for employers contributing to their employees' college accounts has been introduced by State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood). The tax credit is set to expire in 2020, but Bertino-Tarrant's plan would extend it ...

Concerned Will County residents march in Joliet ‘Day of Action’ rally

On Saturday, April 1, a group of about 50 Will County residents gathered at Mt. Carmel Church for a Will County Day of Action.

State of Illinois: New budget compromise plan called for higher education funding

With no direction from Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on how it will address a lack of funding for higher education that has persisted since Jan. 1 in the absence of a state budget, Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Pat McGuire ...

Illinois: Legislation to end time limits on prosecuting child abusers wins Senate approval

Legislation that would end deadlines for when someone could be prosecuted for sexual abuse against a minor was approved by the Illinois Senate on Wednesday. State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) voted for the measure and is its chief co-sponsor. Under ...

Group of Bolingbrook Muslims throw benefit for Traynere

The challenger in the upcoming Bolingbrook mayoral race has embraced the local Muslim community, and many have embraced her back.

Foster announced $2.3 Million for Early Childhood Education in Joliet

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Joliet will receive over $2.3 million in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services. This funding will allow the organization's Head Start and Early Head Start programs to continue. These programs ...

Bertino-Tarrant to host coffee and conversation

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be hosting a coffee and conversation this month in Shorewood.

Treasurer online auction of unclaimed property

Collectible coins, paper money, watches and camera equipment are among the nearly 500 items worth approximately $32,000 to be auctioned online March 27-31. “For most people, it is difficult to believe that they might have overlooked an investment account or ...

Rep. Lipinski to host 'Senior Fair' in Romeoville

Rep. Dan Lipinski is coming to speak to constituents in Romeoville.

Benefit to be held for Jackie Traynere on March 24

The Bolingbrook Muslim community along with Congressman Bill Foster, will be hosting a benefit dinner for Jackie Traynere of Bolingbrook United.

State senator calls foul on ‘out-of-balance budget’

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) joined fellow chairs of senate committees at a recently to discuss that Governor Rauner’s agency directors have offered no new cuts to close out the $5 billion out-of-balance budget he proposed. “What’s frustrating is that ...

Directors unprepared to deal with Rauner’s $5 billion out-of-balance budget

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) joined fellow chairs of Senate Committees recently discuss that Governor Rauner’s agency directors have offered no new cuts to close out the $5 billion out-of-balance budget he proposed. “What’s frustrating is that we have a ...

Legislation to expand the Organ/Tissue Donor registry passes House

Secretary of State Jesse White’s legislation that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to register for the state’s First Person Consent Organ/Tissue Donor Registry when they receive their driver’s license or identification card passed the Illinois House of Representatives today. House ...

Anti-violence programs become law

CHICAGO – New anti-violence programs focused around community trauma centers will aim to address the destructive effects of gun violence now that a bipartisan measure co-sponsored by State Sen. Pat McGuire has been signed into law. Anti-violence programs become law ...

Lipinski issues statement on Republican replacement for ACA

“On Monday, House Republicans released the text of bills that will partially repeal and partially replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I have been working for the past seven years to fix the ACA and make sure that it works ...