Southern Illinois – Southern Illinois Republican lawmakers are sounding off in opposition to new regulations that will require teachers to receive ongoing training and measurement in political activism via new “Culturally Responsive Teacher and Leader Standards” (CRTL) proposed by the Illinois State Board of... Read More.
Suburban Propane is supporting the effort by offering blood donors a chance to win an Outdoor Living Experience, powered by Propane for those who give now through Dec. 15 The American Red Cross and country music star Martina McBride have joined together this holiday season... Read More.
Chicago, IL – Concerned with steady coronavirus infection rates and the approaching cold weather, the Illinois Commerce Commission on Friday sent a letter to large state-regulated utilities requesting an extension of the moratorium on residential customer disconnections for non-payment until March 31, 2021. The letter,... Read More.
The Internal Revenue Service wrapped up its annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of tax scams with a special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to coronavirus tax relief, including Economic Impact Payments. The Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern... Read More.
The National Weather Service says wet ground conditions mixed with higher than normal river levels could lead to flooding in Illinois this spring. State and local officials are urging residents to plan for spring weather emergencies now. The Illinois Department of Insurance recommends residents... Read More.
The first hint of warm, spring weather is here and motorcycle riders are looking to rev up and hit the open road. To ensure rider safety, the Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are reminding motorcyclists to “Ride Smart” before rolling out... Read More.
Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation today released a statement urging Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to re-open the government by supporting the House-passed funding bill. The Illinois senators supported a filibuster late last night that led to a government shutdown.
Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) members today urged President Donald Trump to support American farmers by continuing trade negotiations with Canada and Mexico and remaining a part of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “Trade deals ensure we have a market for our products and... Read More.
Each year in the U.S., an average of 37 children die from heatstroke after being left in locked cars. So far in 2017, 14 child fatalities have occurred. With the hottest days of summer just around the corner, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA)... Read More.
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, is reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions for the upcoming holiday travel. Troopers are responsible for the safety of more than 20,000 miles of the state’s roads and highways.The Memorial Day Holiday... Read More.