A second White County Judge has again ruled calling the Illinois Firearm Owner Identification Card unconstitutional. The ruling sets the stage for the Illinois Supreme Court to reexamine the issue. It’s been 4 years and a month plus since the defendant, Vivian Brown, 53 at... Read More.
Because Illinois’ Unemployment Rate Has Dropped, Federal Government Reduces Extended Benefits for PUA Recipients, Regular Unemployment Recipients Continue to Receive 11 Additional Weeks Under PEUC SPRINGFIELD – Because Illinois’ unemployment rate has dropped, federal rules now prohibit individuals from seeking seven additional weeks of... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) today opposed the Illinois House of Representatives Rules (“House Rules”) proposed by new Speaker Chris Welch, that will govern the 102nd General Assembly (G.A.) Session for 2021-22. These rules are available online at ilga.gov under House Resolution 72. “These rules... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) returned to the Illinois House floor for the first time since March 2020 on Wednesday. Lawmakers returned after a year that saw great tumult and change in Illinois government. Lawmakers were back in the State Capitol to vote... Read More.
New rules pushed through the House today by the majority party continue to shut out representatives in the minority, and the millions of constituents they represent. While as Speaker of the House, Mike Madigan repeatedly put rules in place to stifle the voices... Read More.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration re-filed an emergency COVID-19 rule similar to one that expired Monday to continue statewide mask and social distancing requirements for Illinoisans for another 150 days. A rule filed last year before the legislature met in May was repealed by the governor after... Read More.
Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules Approves Tiebreaker Rules; Dispensary Licenses to be Issued in Coming Weeks CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced today that permanent rules have been... Read More.
The Illinois High School Association released regulations for the next stage of high school athletics amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There can’t be any contact drills or physical contact between athletes and everyone must wear masks, but they’re still determining if that includes those outside... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) filed emergency rules mandating long-term care facilities comply with infection control practices, including testing all residents and staff for COVID-19. Each facility will be required to develop and implement a testing plan to better protect... Read More.
Encourages residents to use online services during office closures through April 30 due to COVID-19 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today his office filed emergency rules extending expiration dates for driver’s licenses, identification (ID) cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and... Read More.