CHICAGO – Attorney General Kwame Raoul today led a coalition of 22 attorneys general urging Congress to pass the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021. The legislation is aimed at combatting...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 1,778 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 40 additional...[Read More]
CHICAGO – As Illinois continues to outpace national vaccination rates and COVID-19 trends across the state stabilize following recent upticks, Governor Pritzker announced the entire state...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-Ill.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), the Ranking Member of the House Committee...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The State of Illinois today announced a series of events and resources to be offered during May’s National Asian American and Pacific Island (AAPI) Heritage Month. Hosted...[Read More]
MARION – On May 5, 2021, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 7 officials arrested Joshua Bloodworth, a 19-year-old male of Marion, IL, for Sexual Exploitation...[Read More]
TILTON - The Illinois State Police (ISP) Zone 5 Investigations was requested by the Tilton Police Department (TPD) to assist with an officer-involved shooting involving an officer from the TPD. The...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker has proclaimed May as Motorcycle Awareness Month in Illinois, joining the Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police and motorcycle safety advocates...[Read More]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Jack Reed (D-RI), along with U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35) today announced the introduction of a bill to stop business practices know...[Read More]
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced today the appointment of Ruth Lopez McCarthy as Senior Immigration Fellow. In this role, Lopez McCarthy will serve as the cross-agency...[Read More]

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