Driver Services facilities closed statewide through April 30 Online transactions will help alleviate the rush when Driver Services facilities reopen Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is reminding the public... Read More.
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.
VITAL RESOURCES FOR ORGANIZATIONS & BUSINESSES (UPDATED) Medical Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Donations (URGENT) State Emergency Small Business Grants and Loan Assistance (DCEO) Hospitality... Read More.
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.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 488 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including eight deaths. Approximately 86% of fatalities are among patients 60 years of age and older. Bureau, Henry, and Iroquois counties are now reporting cases. ... Read More.
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.
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.
SPRINGFIELD – While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the state is responding to a surge of unemployment claims in March due to the impacts of COVID-19.... Read More.
As the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies in Illinois, and in an effort to respond to the growing need among frontline healthcare providers for PPE (personal protective equipment), the Illinois Public Health Association is announcing today that we are donating 30,000 gloves to statewide healthcare providers... Read More.