Tuesday, February 1, 2022
On this date…Illinois is the first state to ratify the 13th Amendment

Today marks the first day of Black History Month and a celebration of the achievements and contributions of Black Americans in our nation’s history.  On this day in 1865, our state…

Friday, January 28, 2022
Watch Today’s Hearing into DCFS Failures

Since the beginning of the New Year House Republicans have been demanding hearings to investigate leadership failures at DCFS that have endangered children and resulted in the Director being found…

Thursday, January 27, 2022

On this day 77 years ago, the Soviet army opened the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland liberating thousands of prisoners. Today, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we pay tribute…

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Drivers Services Facilities Reopen

Illinois Driver Services facilities have resumed in-person transactions this week. Online options are still available if you want to skip the line. Read more here.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Democrats Cancel Another Week of Legislative Session

Session days originally scheduled for this week have been canceled. We have a lot we need to achieve over the next few months to get our state on a better path…

Monday, January 17, 2022
Honoring the Enduring Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 14, 2022
DCFS Failures Must Be Investigated

It is DCFS’ core responsibility to protect our state’s most vulnerable children. We need immediate answers from the agency director and the Pritzker administration to fix these leadership failures and…

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Be Alert to COVID testing scams

Fake COVID testing sites and at-home tests are popping up across the United States. Here’s how to avoid getting scammed.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Recognize and Help Stop Human Trafficking

Every year, millions of men, women, and children are trafficked worldwide – including right here in the United States. It can happen in any community and victims can be any…

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Watch the first day of the Legislature’s spring session live

The House is scheduled to convene at noon today for the start of the spring legislative session. Follow along live online at