Unemployment in the 9 southeasternmost counties of Illinois continues to improve, but still remains a far cry from year ago numbers. The average unemployment rate amongst White, Hamilton, Gallatin, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, Saline, Hardin, & Pope Counties for June of 2020 was 11%. For... Read More.
Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that the state’s organ/tissue donor registry reached a milestone of 7 million registrants. “I am so proud that Illinoisans continue to show their giving spirit and commitment to others by signing up for this lifesaving program,” said White.... Read More.
Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 26, 2020, of four Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include: Saline County o a male, in his 30’s, at home and in isolation o a female, in her 50’s, case status in... Read More.
The Indiana Department of Transportation will start installing the first Intersection Conflict Warning Systems (ICWS) next week in various locations across the state. The systems will improve safety at non-signalized, stop-controlled intersections, reducing severe crashes by up to 20... Read More.
New expiration date will be one year from current 2020 expiration date Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the expiration date for valid driver’s licenses held by Illinois drivers who are 75 years of age or older has been extended for... Read More.
Applications Now Available to Help 10,000 Homeowners at: ema.ihda.org CHICAGO – Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced the opening of the state’s new Emergency Mortgage Assistance (EMA) program to assist homeowners who have seen their income decline due to... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -3.2 percentage points to 11.3 percent, while nonfarm payrolls added +93,200 jobs in July, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released... Read More.
story courtesy of IRN (Illinois Radio Network) Illinois’ final step out of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s multi-phased shutdown of Illinois’ economy to stave off the spread of COVID-19 is a widely distributed vaccine. New polling shows a broad swath of the population would refuse to take... Read More.
Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules Approves Tiebreaker Rules; Dispensary Licenses to be Issued in Coming Weeks CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced today that permanent rules have been... Read More.
Households Can Receive $342 in SNAP Funds per Eligible Student SPRINGFIELD - Today, Governor Pritzker announced that the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) has extended the deadline for Illinoisans to apply for nutrition... Read More.