Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White encourages consumers to participate in Money Smart Week, a weeklong free virtual event designed to help people manage their personal finances and avoid fraud. “For many years, Money Smart Week has brought financial literacy and has offered valuable information... Read More.
Chicago, IL- As residents practice social distancing to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, access to affordable internet and cell phone service has proven to be essential. To help eligible low-income consumers financially impacted by the pandemic, the Illinois Commerce Commission recently approved a... Read More.
The ACA Health Insurance Marketplace offers a Special Enrollment Period Chicago – Illinoisans applying for unemployment insurance may also need health insurance after losing job-based coverage. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace is offering a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for certain qualifying life events,... Read More.
At this time there are no confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wabash County, Illinois, but we are aware of the positive cases in the tristate area. Today, IDPH released there are 2,538 positive cases throughout 37 counties in Illinois and 26 deaths. Please continue... Read More.
Carmi Police are investigating several incidents of theft that were reported over the weekend. On Saturday, Mack Leggett reported that someone had broken into a vending machine at Leggett’s Market. A burglary was reported at Consumer’s Gas that occurred on Christmas Eve. The building was entered... Read More.
Secretary of State Jesse White is warning consumers looking to purchase used vehicles to beware of flood damaged cars resulting from flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. In an effort to protect Illinois consumers, White has instructed his office to closely monitor title applications involving... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Insurance reminds Illinois consumers about their rights and legal protections related to HMO networks. Continuing health care services from a provider during an ongoing course of treatment is crucial. Illinois laws protect HMO members when their provider leaves a network... Read More.