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Monday, December 5, 2022
Rep. Spain Hosting Holiday Diaper Drive

“Many people don’t realize that programs like WIC and SNAP do not pay for diapers, rash creams or other infant supplies.  Diapers are an essential and often overlooked need for…


Saturday, December 3, 2022
Week in Review: December 3, 2022

December 3, 2022 GENERAL ASSEMBLY Second week of Veto Session concludes.  The Illinois House and Senate convened this week for the second week of Veto Session. The session dealt with major…


Friday, November 11, 2022
Honoring Veterans’ Service and Sacrifice

Today we honor the brave men and women who have served our country and fought to protect the freedoms we hold dear. Thank you, veterans, for your strength, courage, and dedication to our great nation….


Monday, November 7, 2022
Democrats’ SAFE-T Act Makes Our Communities Less Safe

Democrats refused to listen to prosecutors, law enforcement experts, and victim’s rights advocates when they passed the SAFE-T Act last year, resulting in a confusing and dangerous law for Illinois residents. The…


Sunday, November 6, 2022
SAFE – T Act Challenges Consolidated

The Illinois Supreme Court is consolidating 58 county-level lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the SAFE-T Act. Read more here.


Saturday, November 5, 2022
“Fall Back” this Weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 am. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour.


Friday, November 4, 2022
Illinois Fares Poorly in State Tax Report

Illinois finished 36th overall in the Tax Foundation 2023 Tax Climate Report, which looks at the state’s corporate taxes, individual income taxes, sales taxes, property taxes, and unemployment insurance.  Read more…


Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Thank You Military Families!

Today marks the beginning of Military Family Month, a time to honor the strength and resilience of military families across the nation. This month we acknowledge the unique challenges military families face…


Monday, October 31, 2022
Stay Safe this Halloween

Many beloved Halloween traditions require close adult supervision, or should be avoided altogether.  They include dark and spooky Halloween parties, decorating a Halloween party location so as to block doorways…


Friday, October 28, 2022
Pandemic mortgage assistance applications reopen next week

Applications reopen for the Illinois Emergency Homeowner Assistance Fund next Tuesday. If you struggled to pay your mortgage due to financial hardships caused by the pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. More information is…