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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…


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Plea goes out to help seniors in Central Illinois

Senior Services of Central Illinois currently has a waitlist of 216 seniors who need meals delivered to their homes and not enough volunteers to make the deliveries. There is an…


Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Stay at Home Order Extended

Governor Pritzker has extended the statewide Stay at Home order until April 30. Please stay safe.


Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Local Medical Professionals Needed for Illinois Helps!

The Governor says it is vital that all medical professionals immediately sign up for emergency alerts with Illinois Helps. In addition, The state of Illinois is calling on physicians, nurses,…


Friday, March 27, 2020
What the CARES Act means to Illinoisans

Congress approved and the President has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) today. The $2.2 trillion economic rescue package provides help for families, small business, hospitals,…