Families across Illinois have more food on their table, and youth are leading the way. 4-H is investing in the next generation of food access leaders with a first round of Food Advocacy Grants... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD- Long-term care expenses can be incredibly expensive for patients and their family members. State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville) has filed legislation aimed at offering some financial help for those who have to cover the costs. "Times are tough for families across the state. If... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD, IL…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) and his colleagues in the House Republican Caucus this week launched a comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois. The plan outlines House Republicans’ priorities for the 102nd General Assembly and asks Illinoisans to ‘Reimagine’ their State government if certain... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD- Families who chose to bring a foster child into their home could soon receive some financial help from the state due to legislation filed by State Senator Darren Bailey (R-Louisville). Senate Bill 1811 would create a state income tax credit equal to foster... Read More.
WASHINGTON - Today, Congresswoman Mary Miller (IL-15) introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act to the House. This is her second bill after the Safety & Opportunity for Girls Act. This bill would provide more workplace freedom and flexibility. Specifically, this legislation would expand paid time off options... Read More.
Mt. Vernon, IL, Thursday, March 4, 2021: Mt. Vernon, IL –The Mobile Markets Farmers to Families food distribution events have been a success. In collaboration with the United Way of South Central Illinois, U of I... Read More.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White encourages families to read together at home to celebrate Illinois’ annual Family Reading Night (FRN) on Thursday, Nov. 19. “This is a night when families across the state are urged, now more than ever, to turn off... 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 – State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is joining the state treasurer’s office in reminding non-profit organizations that there is a grant program through the Charitable Trust Stabilization Fund which assists small non-profits with annual budgets of $1 million or less designed to... Read More.