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Monday, May 11, 2020
Unemployment Assistance Available for Self Employed (1099) Workers

Unemployment assistance is available for self-employed (1099) workers in our area! Beginning today, May 11, self-employed individuals can apply for relief. From the Illinois Department of Employment Security: PUA Portal…


Sunday, May 10, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day!

From my family to yours, have a Happy Mother’s Day!


Thursday, May 7, 2020
Reopen Illinois with local input

House Republicans have a plan to reopen Illinois county by county based on local input and criteria.


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Help for those struggling with student loan debt

The federal CARES Act provided much-needed relief for those with federal student loans who are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including automatic suspension of monthly payments and…


Friday, April 17, 2020
Illinois schools to remain closed for the rest of the school year

Governor J. B. Pritzker has announced that all Illinois schools will remain closed to in-person learning for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.


Friday, April 17, 2020
What are your suggestions for Reopening Illinois?

As we approach the end of our current Illinois “Shelter in Place Order”, Rep. Frese wants your input on steps and precautions for reopening Illinois and getting our families back…


Friday, April 17, 2020
Help is available for residents needing assistance with bills during Coronavirus shutdown

Bill Deferment Programs Available to Illinoisans COVID-19, and the ensuing lockdown, has created a crisis in Illinois. This economic hardship caused by this virus is impacting employees and employers hard….


Thursday, April 16, 2020
Emergency aid for college students

The U.S. Department of Education announced Illinois institutions of higher education will receive $218 million for emergency financial aid to students. The funding is from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and…


Thursday, April 9, 2020
ILLINOIS STATE POLICE DIRECTOR FILES EMERGENCY RULES REGARDING FOID AND CCL RENEWALS

Press release from the Illinois State Police: Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Police filed emergency rules this week to address renewals of Firearm Owner Identification and Concealed Carry Licenses…


Friday, April 3, 2020
Applications for Paycheck Protection Program now being accepted

Small businesses can now download the application for the Paycheck Protection Program to file with an eligible lender. The Federal Paycheck Protection Program was created through the CARES Act and…