Increase in MAP and Funding for Common Application Support Increased Access, Diversity and Equity SPRINGFIELD— Despite budget woes stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. JB Pritzker recommended several increases for programs to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in his budget address. State higher... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD -- Today, Governor JB Pritzker delivered his annual budget address virtually, introducing his proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). IPHCA commends Governor Pritzker for prioritizing racial justice and eliminating disparities, and his commitment to protecting our state’s health care and human services systems. However,... Read More.
Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is awarding $1,142,645 in CARES Act funding to 292 Illinois libraries, school districts and library systems. CARES Act funding was provided to the Illinois State Library from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to... Read More.
(McLeansboro, Illinois) – On Monday, December 14, Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) with the assistance of Wayne White Electric and Peoples National Bank’s Loan Officer, Mark Epperson, secured $580,000 through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant (REDLG) program.... Read More.
Seniors in White and Hamilton Counties will be forced to find a new place to get meals on Mondays and weekday evenings. A press release from the White County Seniors Center indicates the cuts are being blamed on a lack of funding from both... Read More.
The White County Bridge Commission held a Grant Committee meeting earlier this week. The organizational meeting was aimed at finding ways to seek funding for the rehabilitation of the Harmony Way Bridge. Spokesperson Linda Henning says the group is looking at not only federal... Read More.
WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 13, 2020 - The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $46.4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Illinois. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress... Read More.
At the special McLeansboro City Council meeting held at the Hamilton County Courthouse yesterday afternoon, there was a lengthy discussion of the possible funding options for the proposed sanitary sewer lift station. Mike McKey of the Illinois State Department of Agriculture went over the figures... 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.
Funding will support organizations providing housing, support services, food, and other resources in areas most impacted by the pandemic CHICAGO— The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) announced today it will make $7.1 million in funding available to organizations providing support services and... Read More.