The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday by focusing on inclusion and diversity. IDHR Acting Director Janice Glenn today announced the launch of the “Fairness and Equality Campaign” in recognition of the Illinois Bicentennial. The campaign aims to get... Read More.
With the March Republican Primary rapidly approaching, State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) has kicked off his campaign for re-election as State Representative for the 109th Illinois House District. “It is an honor and privilege to serve as your voice in the... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner is teaming up with Illinois safety leaders to drive home the importance of the state’s Move Over law. To launch the new “Give Them Distance” campaign, the governor gathered today... Read More.
A statewide public awareness campaign around the new Silver Search program kicks off today. Sixty percent of those with Alzheimer’s will wander at some point during their diagnosis. Silver Search is a new tool in Illinois to help train law enforcement... Read More.
September is National Preparedness Month and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is joining with emergency management agencies throughout the state and across the U.S. to encourage people to spend a few moments during the month on disaster preparedness. The campaign’s theme Disasters Don’t Plan... Read More.
During Illinois Speed Awareness Day this July 26th, Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 is taking a proactive approach to promote safety for motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois during 2015, speed was the reason for 34.2% of all... Read More.
Illinois State Police (ISP) officials announce the results of the Memorial Weekend enforcement campaign. The official reporting period for the Memorial Weekend enforcement was May 26 - 29. During that time, Troopers issued 5,585 traffic citations and 4,597 written warnings. Troopers also made 80... Read More.
Secretary of State Jesse White announces a new ad campaign today featuring three recipients whose lives were saved because of the gift of organ/tissue donation. “What if?” is the theme of the commercial,” White explained. “All of the organ recipients illustrate scenarios in which “What... Read More.
March 15 is an annual celebration, a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand up, speak out, and engage in the fight against tobacco use since 1996. It is organized by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. This year more than 1000 events... Read More.