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Camelot Illinois seeks proposal for provision of Jackpot Communication Solutions

Camelot Illinois today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for vendors to provide jackpot information/communication solutions within the point of sale equipment for its retail locations. The goal of this RFP is to provide jackpot information/communication ("JPC") solutions within Camelot's ...

Money Match - It's your money

We are always looking for new ways to improve how our office serves the public. Our latest success story may return your lost money without any action on your part. The new ‘Money Match’ program uses existing technology to match ...

Bipartisan energy legislation signed into Law

Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL) and Congressman Steven Knight (R-CA) announced that the bipartisan Better Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Act was signed into law last week. The legislation authorizes $45 million to support the creation of three public-private partnership projects to ...

Final week to vote for IDOT project as best in nation

Less than one week remains to vote for the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Interstate 55-Lake Shore Drive interchange reconstruction as the country’s top transportation project. If the project wins, IDOT will donate the $10,000 in prize money for a local ...

Sales tax guidance available for out-of-state sellers

The Illinois Department of Revenue is announcing online resources for remote (out-of-state) sellers seeking to determine whether they must begin collecting and remitting Illinois sales tax beginning October 1, 2018. The guidance is a result of the enactment of Illinois ...

2019 State Board of Elections Candidate’s Calendar

Candidates interested in running for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election can now view Election related information. The 2019 Illinois State Board of Elections Candidate's Guide and Election Calendar are now available.

Illinois tourism encourages locals to get lost in 200 years of history

Thetimesweekly.com In honor of Illinois’ 200th anniversary, the Illinois Office of Tourism is partnering with 17 farms and orchards statewide to reveal Bicentennial-themed corn and apple tree mazes for the public to enjoy this fall. Specifically designed and grown for ...

New law strengthens effort to combat opioid crisis

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill to combat the opioid crisis by requiring medical professionals to take 3 hours of existing continuing education on how to safely prescribe opioid medications. The education requirement became law when he signed Senate Bill ...

Manley to host Coffee and Conversation

State Rep. Natalie Manley, D-Joliet, will host a Coffee and Conversation on Tuesday, September 4th at the Starbucks located at 261 S. Weber Rd. in Bolingbrook from 10:00-11:00 am. This is the first of several meetings that Rep. Manley will ...

New law will help local entrepreneurs

Joliet - A new law in the Illinois aims to give veterans, minorities, women and disabled individuals the tools to launch business start-ups in Illinois. State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) is the sponsor of the law, Senate Bill 43, which ...

Connor Bill to help identify human remains now law

Lockport - Legislation passed by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, to ensure that coroners and medical examiners send DNA and other investigative information from unidentified human remains to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) in order to identify ...

Law passes to increase college affordability

Bertino-Tarrant championed Senate Bill 2527 to prohibit school boards from limiting the number of dual-credit courses taken by a student. It was signed into law Friday. "Dual-credit courses offer great economic benefits to families," Bertino-Tarrant said. "As the mother of ...

Law requires new policy at firms doing state business

Companies doing business with the State of Illinois will be required to have a sexual harassment policy protecting workers under a new law signed and passed by State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights). “The State of Illinois should be a ...

Foster to host community discussion on immigration

On Saturday, August 4, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) will host a public forum to discuss recent immigration policies implemented by the Trump administration. Topics will include the 'zero-tolerance' policy and resulting family separations, recent ICE raids in the Fox Valley ...

New law mandates transparency in governor’s office

Thetimesweekly.com A new law co-sponsored by State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will put an end to misleading accounting practices in the governor’s office. House Bill 5121, which was signed into law Tuesday, ends the practice of “offshoring” the governor’s payroll ...

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