TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) continues to encourage parents, teachers, and community leaders to register their opinions with the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) that will consider a proposal on February 16, drafted by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), entitled: “Culturally... Read More.
The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, or J-CAR, meets Tuesday in Springfield, and one issue the 12-member panel of state lawmakers could discuss is the mask and social distancing emergency rule. Gov. J.B. Pritzker filed the rule after the previous one expired last week.... 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.
LOUISVILLE…State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is requesting that the Governor use his authority to call the General Assembly back to work to address a growing number of issues that need input from the people of Illinois. How Illinois deals with the coronavirus outbreak in veterans... Read More.
LOUISVILLE…State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) learned today that the Illinois State Police Director filed emergency rules this week to address renewals of Firearm Owner Identification (FOID) and Concealed Carry Licenses during the COVID-19 epidemic. The rules, effective immediately, are designed to provide FOID card... Read More.
IHSA Rule Changes The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) approved a proposal on Tuesday to change who and where football teams could play. The new guidelines say: IHSA football playoff classes will be determined before the season begins. Schools from each class are placed into eight geographic... Read More.
Congressman Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it would withdraw its controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “This is a huge win for... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) will publish a proposed rule to govern overtime in the Home Services Program. The Home Services Program pays providers to care for our customers with disabilities where our customers reside. The overtime policy is designed to achieve two... Read More.
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs today joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez at the Center for Economic Progress in the West Loop to discuss the impact of the new Department of Labor conflict of interest rule. The new rule requires investment advisors to be more... Read More.