Illinois experienced increased initial unemployment claims last week as compared to the week before. The U.S. Department of Labor reports an additional 75,000 Illinoisans filed for first-time benefits. Another 19,100 independent contractors also filed for unemployment benefits. The state now has a total of... Read More.
Training grants now available to expand career training programs for youth at-risk for dropping out or falling behind on career preparation PEORIA, IL—Governor JB Pritzker today announced new investments to the Youth Career Pathways program that will expand training for Illinois youth who... Read More.
Illinois Sen. Darren Bailey announced Monday he will seek the Republican nomination for governor in 2022… Bailey made the announcement Monday alongside family and friends at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham. He was sworn in as state senator in January, and previously served as... Read More.
Herod, Ill. – (Feb. 19, 2021) – Illinois American Water has issued a mandatory conservation notice to customers in Pope, Saline, Hardin and Gallatin Counties. Illinois American Water serves a portion of these areas. Illinois American Water customers in this service area must limit all... Read More.
North American Lighting, Inc.’s (NAL) Ford Bronco headlight is nominated for the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association’s (IMA) Makers Madness contest determining the Coolest Thing Made in Illinois. “We are proud to be manufacturing headlights for the legendary Ford Bronco and hope to prove it is the... Read More.
Cairo, Ill. (Feb. 18, 2021) —Illinois American Water has issued a boil water order for its Cairo District service area. The extreme cold temperatures have resulted in several water main breaks across the Cairo water distribution system. Water pressure has been impacted, resulting in a... Read More.
TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) issued the following statement on the announcement of Michael J. Madigan’s resignation at the end of this month: “Mike Madigan has been in the Illinois legislature since before I was born. His influence and impact as the Speaker of the... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois AFL-CIO, representing nearly 1 million working families across the state, today issued the following statement on the retirement of longtime Illinois House Speaker and State Representative Michael J. Madigan: “The Illinois AFL-CIO and all of organized labor in Illinois wish to sincerely... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Transportation for Illinois Coalition today issued the following statement as Gov. Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2022 state budget proposal. TFIC is an umbrella organization of business, labor and transportation groups was formed more than 20 years ago to effectively advocate for... Read More.
Illinois Chamber President and CEO Todd Maisch released the following statement on Governor Pritzker's Budget Address. "The Illinois Chamber is opposed to the massive tax increase proposed by the Governor’s budget plan under the guise of "closing corporate loopholes." We understand that the state has... Read More.