Wedding showcase is Jan. 6

Naper Settlement’s annual Wedding Showcase opens its doors to newly engaged couples looking to meet a variety of wedding professionals to help make their special day one to remember.

Secretary of State offices closed for New Year’s Day

All offices and Driver Services facilities open Monday to Friday will be closed on Monday, January 1st, while facilities open Tuesday to Saturday will be closed Saturday, December 30th, in observance of New Year’s Day.

State grant helps Will County detainees beat opioid addiction

A $16 million state grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services is serving as another tool in the state’s fight against the opioid abuse crisis.

Benford running for State Rep. in the 98th

Bolingbrook resident, Alyssia Benford has filed paperwork with the State Board of Elections to run as republican for the 98th District seat in the Illinois House of Representatives. The 98th District covers all or parts of Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Joliet, Plainfield, ...

Secretary of State offices closed for Thanksgiving

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving.

Rauner touts Will County logistics jobs

When it’s fully built out in 20 years, the RidgePort Logistics Center in Will County could employ just under 13,000 people on a campus of warehouse spaces covering up to 30 million square feet.

Home energy assistant program underway

Long before thermostats turn from cool to heat, Nicor Gas is working to make energy as affordable as possible for its customers. But when temperatures drop, some household budgets cannot keep up with the demands of using more natural gas ...

Lipinski accepting Service Academy Applications

Congressman Dan Lipinski is currently accepting nomination request letters from young men and women in the Third Congressional District who want to enter one of the U.S. Service Academies in 2018.

Teen Driving Deaths Down 51%

Kicking off National Teen Driver Safety Week, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has said teen driving deaths have decreased by more than half since the start of the graduated driver's license program.

Walsh backs effort to cut fee on credit protection method

In an effort to assist the 5.4 million Illinois residents who have been affected by the Equifax data breach, state Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr., Elwood, is sponsoring legislation to prevent credit agencies from charging consumers more for taking steps to ...

Congresswoman Kelly to host annual hiring event

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host her 5th Annual Hiring Event for residents of the 2nd Congressional District on Friday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the gymnasium of South Suburban College, 15800 State St., South Holland.

State warns of hurricane financial scams

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is cautioning Illinois residents to watch out for opportunistic investment scams in the wake of widespread damage caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

EDGE tax credit overhaul gets Gov. signature

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday signed legislation (HB162) that overhauls the EDGE Tax Credit Program and provides much-needed transparency and taxpayer protections.

State action plan addresses opioid crisis

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, several state agency officials, stakeholders, and advocates recently helped release the State of Illinois Opioid Action Plan. A coalition of state agencies has developed a strategic framework that outlines what Illinois needs to do to address ...

Letter—McGuire invites public to July 25 hearing on Semaj Crosby death

State Senator Pat McGuire invites the public to attend a July 25 hearing with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services on the topic of the death of Joliet toddler Sema'j Crosby.