Customers do not need to call or visit an office; Increased SNAP benefits will be loaded directly on Link cards CHICAGO/SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Human Services announced today that more than 450,000 Illinois households will receive additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits... Read More.
Electronic, Paper Documents Ready for Filing SPRINGFIELD – 1099G tax forms are now available to include when filing taxes for those who received unemployment insurance benefits for the 2019 calendar year, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today. Over 220,000 individuals opted to receive the... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Office of Community Development announced the recipients of the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Housing Rehabilitation. The grants are designed to assist low-to-moderate income homeowners needing safe and sanitary living conditions. “By rehabilitating residential... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced 31 Illinois communities will benefit from more than $225,000 in federal grants to rural fire departments and fire protection districts. The USDA Forest Service Volunteer Fire Assistance federal grant program provides matching funds to aid fire... Read More.
The Carmi Chamber of Commerce has awarded $300 grants to each of the following teachers in the Carmi White County School District: Stacy Simon - CWCJHS - 7th Grade 3D printer Hilary Gee - Jefferson School - Art Supplies for Student Mentor Sarah Richards - Jefferson School... Read More.
Six airports have been selected as winners of the 2017 Airport of the Year award presented by the Illinois Department of Transportation. The awards were presented today during the Illinois Aviation Conference in Champaign. Honored this year were Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion,... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the recipients of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Public Infrastructure. Forty communities across the state will receive federal funds totaling $15.3 million. These grants will help Illinois’ low-income communities undertake much... Read More.
A new memorial to recipients of the Purple Heart medal opened Sunday in the collection of military monuments operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. The official dedication took place on... Read More.