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Representative Darren Bailey Responds to Unemployment Filing Difficulty

Representative Darren Bailey is responding to constituents who say they continue to have trouble filing for unemployment with the Illinois Department of Employment Security.  He says people are experiencing… "Lots of delays and many times people can't even get through. The phone lines are jammed.... Read More.

Attorney General Raoul Warns Residents of COVID-19 Scams

Chicago — Attorney General Kwame Raoul is alerting Illinois residents to a wave of COVID-19 scams occurring as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Raoul is urging consumers to exercise caution before responding to solicitations for money or personal information that are tied to the COVID-19... Read More.

IDES Taking Steps to Address Unprecedented Volume of Unemployment Claims

Improved Processes to Help Streamline Increased Need for Benefits SPRINGFIELD – Today, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced they are taking additional steps to address the unprecedented volume of unemployment benefit claims the department has fielded as a result... Read More.

Federal REAL ID Deadline Extended to Oct. 1, 2021

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the federal REAL ID deadline an additional year to Oct. 1, 2021. DHS cited the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact the virus is having on the... Read More.