Monday, July 15, 2024
IDFPR Reminds Those with Expiring Professional Licenses to Renew Before Sept. 30

The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is reminding individuals with certain professional licenses currently up for renewal to start the renewal process before their license expires. Several professions, such…

Thursday, July 11, 2024
High School Students to Start New Exams in Spring 2025

When Illinois high school students sit down to take their annual state assessments next year, they will take a different exam than in recent years. The Illinois State Board of…

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Report Chain O’Lakes and Fox River Flooding & Other Water Level Concerns

To improve the water system and address flooding and maintenance concerns, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources Office of Water Resources is seeking the public’s input to provide the best…

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Rep. Weber, Johnsburg Library Hosting Blood Drive to Address Blood Shortage

Join Rep. Tom Weber & the Johnsburg Library for a blood drive in partnership with Versiti. Illinois is currently facing a critical blood shortage, and your donation could save up…

Monday, July 8, 2024
Celebrating Shark Week in Illinois

Shark Week, a creation of the Discovery Channel in 1988, has grown immensely in popularity over the years. Since 2010, Shark Week, which is held annually in July or August,…

Saturday, July 6, 2024
Illinois Adopts First State Flag – July 6, 1915

On this day in 1915, Illinois adopted its first official state flag! Learn more about the history of our flag on the Caucus Blog – Click Here.

Thursday, July 4, 2024
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! Since this day in 1776, America has been a beacon of freedom, liberty, and hope across the globe.

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
IDPH Adds Nearly 150 More High-Risk ZIP Codes to Lead Testing List

From the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH): The IDPH has announced an expanded list of high-risk ZIP codes, increasing mandatory testing for lead exposure of children who live within…

Tuesday, July 2, 2024
IDNR Accepting Applications for Open Space Development Grants

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will accept applications for the next round of Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grants between July 1 through Sept. 13, closing at 5 p.m….

Friday, June 28, 2024
Grill Safety Tips from the State Fire Marshal

The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is reminding Illinoisans to make sure they are following proper safety practices when using their grills during the upcoming July 4th holiday and…