Illinois proactively orders vaccine in an effort to reduce delay SPRINGFIELD – The federal government has notified all states of COVID-19 vaccine delivery delays across the entire country due to adverse weather and road conditions. To help offset delayed vaccine deliveries, the State of... Read More.
State steps up small business supports to help more reach funds available through new round of PPP, forthcoming EIDL Advance and Shuttered Venue Operators grant programs SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker today announced new investments by the State of Illinois to help more... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is alerting the automobile industry, along with private party vehicle sellers, of a new federal odometer disclosure rule that increases the amount of time odometer readings must be declared at the time of a vehicle sale. The new... Read More.
A federal lawsuit against Illinois State Police filed Tuesday seeks to force the agency to comply with the 30-day requirement for Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification Card applications, or drop the program altogether. Lawmakers in some parts of the state say one of the major... Read More.
Fairview Heights, Ill. – U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft and FBI Special Agent in Charge Sean M. Cox announced today that 14 men have been federally charged for attempting to engage in sexual activity with minors. The cases are the result of an FBI led operation... Read More.
Illinois lawmakers – citing the state’s pension costs, budget shortfalls, and empty unemployment trust – are asking for more than $40 billion in no-strings-attached aid from the federal government. In a letter to the state's Congressional delegation, Senate President Don Harmon said Illinois state government... Read More.
CHICAGO – Governor Pritzker announced Tuesday he is suspending laws that permit the service of a garnishment summons, wage deduction summons, or a citation to discover assets as part of consumer debt collection proceedings. This step protects the use of the stimulus money for food,... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has extended the federal REAL ID deadline an additional year to Oct. 1, 2021. DHS cited the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact the virus is having on the... Read More.
Dennis D. Jackson, 32, of Harrisburg, Illinois, was found guilty of methamphetamine related offenses on Thursday following a four day jury trial at the federal courthouse in Benton, announced Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. Jackson was convicted of three counts of... Read More.
On the morning of June 12, 2018, at the United States District Court in Benton, Illinois, Ryan A. Thorpe, 44, the former Treasurer for the City of Zeigler, was sentenced to four years in federal prison for his conviction for wire fraud and embezzlement from a... Read More.