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MARYVILLE - Congressman John Shimkus has released his Veterans Newsletter. A copy can be seen below:President Trump Signs Legislation Expanding GI Bill BenefitsPresident Trump on Wednesday put his signature...[Read More]
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate increased +0.1 percentage points to 4.8 percent in July and nonfarm payrolls increased b...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) issued the following statement after President Trump once again blamed this weekend’s violence in Charlottesville on “both...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a non-partisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) found that healthcare premiums would rise by 20 percent next year and the federal budget deficit would...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Excitement is building for a total solar eclipse that will be visible in a 70-mile-wide path in southern Illinois on Aug. 21. While crowd estimates vary, at least 145,000 people are...[Read More]
CHICAGO - State Reps. Michael McAuliffe (R-Chicago), Christine Winger (R-Bloomingdale), Peter Breen (R-Lombard), Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville), and Keith Wheeler (R-Oswego) today introduced legislation,...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD - Beginning September 11, the Illinois Department of Revenue's MyTax Illinois will become Illinois employers' most convenient option for filing unemployment insurance monthly wage reports,...[Read More]
OAK BROOK – Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 3 and House Bill 607, two bills that enable local officials to consolidate units of local government.The bills, which reflect five of the 27 recommendations...[Read More]
CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed House Bill 2663, bipartisan legislation which protects preschool-aged children enrolled in early childhood programs and schools that receive state funding...[Read More]
MARYVILLE, IL – Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) says the U.S. House of Representatives is getting things done.“The news media will spend days on their scandals and controversies,...[Read More]

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