During National Teen Driver Safety Week, White encourages parents to talk to teens about safe driving behaviors Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that teen driver deaths are down 74% since 2007. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT),... Read More.
(Indianapolis, IN)- On Saturday, October 24, 2020 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 19th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative. The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs. Collection sites will be set up... Read More.
Charging Numbers Hit Five-Year High in the Southern District of Illinois Fairview Heights, Ill. – This week, the Department of Justice announced it has charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19 and... Read More.
A big day for CoViD positives throughout the local area as well as the state Thursday. Egyptian Health Department announced yesterday 23 more tri-county residents who have tested positive including 16 White Countians, 2 from Gallatin County, and 5 more in Saline County. Additionally,... Read More.
IDNR, partners to offer free Asian carp meals at nine locations across the state SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — With a mission to expand local food options and continue efforts to remove Asian carp from Illinois waterways, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), together... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that a new email service is available to members of the public who need information on reinstating driving privileges, obtaining driving relief or scheduling an administrative hearing. Individuals who have a driver’s license suspension or revocation or... Read More.
At Least $16 Million Going to Local Governments Following the legalization of adult-use cannabis on January 1, 2020, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) has collected over $100 million in tax revenue connected to adult-use cannabis sales. Last week, IDOR finalized its September... Read More.
LOUISVILLE…State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is joining the Illinois Department of Agriculture’s (IDOA) and the Illinois Department of Labor’s (IDOL) efforts to remind farmers and elevator operators about ‘grain bin safety.’ In 2019 there were three deaths in Illinois related to grain bin incidents... Read More.
WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 13, 2020 - The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $46.4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress... Read More.
The harvest is underway in Illinois and early indications are it is going to be a good year. According to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Crop Production report, Illinois farmers are expected to harvest 615 million bushels this... Read More.