Sixth Vaccine Agreement Covers About 7,800 Employees at Departments of Human Services and Veterans’ Affairs SPRINGFIELD — Continuing Illinois’ progress as the vaccination...[Read More]
CHICAGO – To prevent further spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of Illinois’ youngest residents, Governor JB Pritzker joined Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) in sending a letter to President Biden, U.S....[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced that the unemployment rate fell -0.2 percentage point to 6.8 percent, while nonfarm payrolls increased by +9,300, i...[Read More]
MASSAC COUNTY - The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police District 22 about a two-unit personal injury traffic crash at Interstate 24 in Massac County. WHAT...[Read More]
Protecting Student Athletes from Concussions Act is endorsed by major professional and college sports organizations WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today introduced...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Today, more than 228,000 Illinois residents participated in the 2021 Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill, an increase of more than 31,000 residents from 2020. At 10:21 a.m., registered...[Read More]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee released nine draft Fiscal...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD — Nearly 2,100 state workers are now covered under union agreements requiring vaccines after Governor JB Pritzker announced the fifth such agreement with the Teamsters today. This...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD – Relief is coming for farmers who experienced excessive moisture and flash flooding this spring and summer in 12 Illinois counties. USDA reviewed the Loss Assessment Reports and determine...[Read More]
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