Connor bill to report Vet home condition

In response to the deadly Legionnaire’s Disease crisis at the Quincy Veterans Home, state Rep. John Connor, Lockport, is backing legislation to address the situation and prevent future outbreaks.

Walsh pushes for tax credits for union members

State Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., Elwood, is cosponsoring legislation to give back tax credits to working and middle class families removed by the U.S. Congress.

Organ/Tissue Donation campaign highlights teen eligibility

Secretary of State Jesse White unveiled a new campaign highlighting the 2018 new law allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to register to become organ/tissue donors during his annual kick off of National Donate Life Month in April.

IDPH issues warning about synthetic cannabinoids

6 cases of severe bleeding report using synthetic cannabinoids The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, often called fake weed, K2, and spice, after six people who used synthetic cannabinoids suffered ...

Revenue launches Statewide Electronic Lien Registry

Individuals looking for tax liens filed by the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) now have a searchable database at their disposal. A new online Statewide Tax Lien Registry (Lien Registry) provides a single-source to locate all active liens and releases ...

Illinois again named #3 in site selection

Illinois remains amid top states for new and expanding facilities.

Illinois spring trout fishing season opens

Spring catch-and-release Fly Fishing season opens at select sites

Early voting could be problematic for gubernatorial candidate

With early voting started this week, what impact will it have on one candidate who is working to recover the trust of some voters?

“Kari’s Law” implemented nationwide

State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) is pleased to see nation-wide implementation of “Kari’s Law,” a measure she introduced in the Illinois Senate in 2014.

Pritzker promises to regain voter trust

After the recent release of FBI wiretap recordings that paint a less-than-flattering portrayal of him, billionaire gubernatorial candidate, J. B. Pritzker, said he vows to work toward regaining voter trust ahead of next month’s primary election.

Sec. of State closed for Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, Presidents’ Day

All Secretary of State offices and facilities regularly open Monday through Friday will be closed Monday, Feb. 12 and 19, while facilities with operating days of Tuesday through Saturday will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 10 and 17, in observance ...

2018 Illinois tax filing season begins Monday, January 29th

IDOR fraud efforts resulted in over $31 million in savings in 2017

Multi-State Salmonella Cluster

Illness associated with sprouts served at Jimmy John’s

ComEd assistance available to help customers with winter bills

Winter's colder temperatures have arrived and ComEd is reminding customers that help may be available for those who have fallen behind on their energy bills. As of January 2, 2018, CARE is accepting applications for Residential Special Hardship (RSH) and ...

Nicor Gas passes tax reduction savings to customers

Nicor Gas plans to file testimony with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) seeking approval to pass along tax reduction savings to its 2.2 million natural gas customers in Illinois.