Illinois drivers ages 75 to 78 do not need to take an annual driving test to renew their license, a change made during the pandemic and now the Illinois Secretary of State wants to make that permanent.Citing statistics showing accidents for that age group... Read More.
A former Illinois State Trooper who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide for his role in a high-speed 2007 crash that killed teenage sisters has requested a delay in the hearing on whether his driving privileges should be restored. Capitol News Illinois
The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today announced the application period is open for the Small Equipment Grant Program. The OSFM will award $4 million to eligible fire departments and ambulance services for the purchase of small firefighting and ambulance equipment. All... Read More.
(The Center Square) – Illinois’ gun and magazine ban remains in place after being upheld by a split Illinois Supreme Court. The anticipated ruling in the case brought by state Rep. Dan Caulkins, R-Decatur, was released Friday."First, we hold that the exemptions neither deny... Read More.
In this edition of Open Line-ON DEMAND- Heather sits down and talks with Darrin and Cindy Bailey about his recent announcement of running for Congress. They talk about the issues facing our state and nation and the action Darrin will take to make changes,... Read More.
State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) is the 2023 recipient of the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives Public Service Award. Severin received the award at a ceremony during the 2023 Annual Meeting of the Association in Springfield. “The 116th district is fortunate to be... Read More.
"Today, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its ruling decreeing the Pretrial Fairness Act to be constitutional under the Illinois Constitution. As expected, the 5 Democrat Justices sitting on the Illinois Supreme Court (including two who were each reportedly given a million dollars... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the da Vinci Xi® surgical system by Intuitive, designed with the goal of further advancing technology used in minimally invasive care. The system can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive surgical procedures and enables... Read More.
(McLeansboro, IL) – Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) has been awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency Rural Health Care Grant totaling $895,000. This grant will assist in funding the implementation of the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) system installed in... Read More.
State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) says he is disappointed that Governor Pritzker has affixed his signature to the FY 24 budget that passed on the last day of the 2023 spring legislative session in late May. Severin says the $50-plus billion spending plan contains... Read More.