BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois Farm Bureau® (IFB) is accepting applications for its Illinois Veterinary Education and Training (IVET) loan program. Loans are available to students attending any accredited college of veterinary medicine in the U.S. and who are focused on Illinois food animal... Read More.
[Springfield, Illinois] – February 14, 2020 -- As the 2020 crop production season begins, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season. “Each year, the agriculture industry eagerly awaits USDA’s Prospective Plantings... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and Driver Services facilities are closed in observance of Presidents Day. All offices and facilities will be open for business on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Individuals can visit the Secretary of State’s website, www.cyberdriveillinois.com, to locate... Read More.
Electronic, Paper Documents Ready for Filing SPRINGFIELD – 1099G tax forms are now available to include when filing taxes for those who received unemployment insurance benefits for the 2019 calendar year, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today. Over 220,000 individuals opted to receive the... Read More.
People over the age of 65 face the greatest risk of dying in a fire. Springfield, Ill- The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) encourages older Illinoisans to think about fire safety, while keeping their limitations in mind when creating a fire escape... Read More.
Department expands medical sales hours; emphasizes need to prioritize patient access CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granted medical cannabis dispensing organizations the ability to remain open until 10 p.m. to make medical cannabis sales. The Department provided additional guidance to dispensaries... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Revenue announced today it collected nearly $240 million through its tax amnesty program. Over $60 million of the funding collected through the program will go to local governments, with roughly $7.5 million going to the City of Chicago. Governor JB... Read More.
State’s new adult-use cannabis industry generated nearly $40 million in sales in first 31 days CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced that statewide adult-use cannabis sales in January totaled $39,247,840.83. Dispensaries across the state sold 972,045 items over the 31-day period. Sales to... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Following last year’s historically successful state fair season which generated record-breaking revenue and the highest grandstand attendance in years, Illinois State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon announced six of the eleven concerts for the 2020 Illinois State Fair today. “We are excited to... Read More.