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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Poll: Should lawmakers return to Springfield immediately?

Do you think lawmakers should return to Springfield immediately to address corruption and weigh in on the Governor’s Executive Orders? Click here to take the poll.


Monday, August 10, 2020
Emergency Rental Assistance Available through IHDA

Applications for Emergency Rental Assistance through the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) open today. For those unable to pay rent due to COVID-19, visit era.ihda.org to check eligibility for the program.


Friday, August 7, 2020
McHenry County College Awarded $15 Million for New Career Center

As part of ongoing infrastructure improvement projects across the state, yesterday it was announced that 15 Illinois community colleges will receive more than $103.5 million to expand existing facilities and…


Thursday, August 6, 2020
Reps. Weber & Reick to Host Document Shredding and Non-Perishable Food Drive for Local Food Pantries at McHenry Township Building

State Representatives Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) and Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) will be hosting a free paper-shredding event and non-perishable food/personal items drive the morning of Saturday, August 22 at the…


Wednesday, August 5, 2020
IDES Callback Program

The Illinois Dept of Employment Security (IDES) has implemented a “callback only model” to effectively honor the order in which callers attempt to reach the call center for assistance. This new model…


Thursday, July 30, 2020
Governor Issues New Guidance Restricting Youth Sports

The Governor has announced new guidance restricting youth and adult recreational organized sports in Illinois. This includes school-based sports such as those governed by the IHSA and IESA, travel clubs, private leagues,…


Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Petition: End the Silence on Illinois Corruption

Silence is Corruption – Call to Action The stain of corruption plaguing Illinois must end. Governor Pritzker must convene a special session on ethics reform. Illinois House Republicans have proposed a…


Monday, July 27, 2020
Fraud Penetrating Every State Unemployment System

SPRINGFIELD – IDES has uncovered and is investigating a widespread fraud scheme that is being conducted nationwide, impacting each state’s federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) programs, implemented as a result…


Monday, July 20, 2020
Fox Lake Pop-Up Food Pantry in partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Pantry

Friday, July 17, 2020
Rep. Weber to Host Blood Drive August 4th to Address Blood Shortage

FOX LAKE – State Representative Tom Weber (R-Lake Villa) is partnering with the Village of Fox Lake and Vitalant to host a blood drive and food collection event on Tuesday,…