More than 249,000 households in Illinois still without power following Monday storms SPRINGFIELD – Power outages are more than just inconvenient; they can be dangerous. That’s why the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency... Read More.
Louisville, IL – State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is assisting the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) get the word out about the new mobile app for outdoorsmen and women called Outdoor Illinois. Launched today by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF), the app is... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 13 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the 2020 Fort Massac Encampment, slated for Oct. 17-18 at Fort Massac State Park, will be canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “The Fort Massac Encampment is one of southern Illinois’ most... Read More.
Mattoon, IL-State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) is announcing the release of funding for capital projects at three local community college facilities in the 55th Senate District. As part of the recently approved Fiscal Year 2020 capital budget, funds will be released from the Illinois Capital... Read More.
Springfield, IL -The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today the publication of a new website to provide a consolidated resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in Illinois. View the new site at https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/doit-steam/Pages/default.aspx. Organizations across... Read More.
Louisville, IL. – Governor J.B. Pritzker has continually ignored a valid court ruling that his COVID-19 Executive Orders after April 8, 2020 are null and void, according to State Rep. Darren Bailey. “This isn’t about some political battle between me and the Governor, it’s about... Read More.
Secretary of State Jesse White is hosting a virtual National Minority Donor Awareness Month “Wave Away the Waiting” to promote organ/tissue donation for multicultural communities at www.LifeGoesOn.com. Nationally, people of color comprise 59 percent of the waiting list for organ transplants; however, this year... Read More.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month SPRINGFIELD – Although school will look different this year because of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), whether it’s remote learning, in the classroom, or a hybrid, kids should still receive their routine vaccinations. Vaccines help protect children from diseases... Read More.
[Jasper, Indiana] - The RWB Music Fest (Red, White, & Brauen Music Festival) originally scheduled for Saturday, August 22, 2020, has been postponed until Saturday, August 28, 2021. Craig Morgan and Terri Clark will co-headline the... Read More.