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Friday, February 23, 2024
Democrats’ Bill Would Force EPA to Adopt Radical California Emission Standards

House Bill 1634, a new law proposed by Democrats, would force the Illinois EPA to adopt California’s radical emission standards. The bill is facing steep opposition from numerous state organizations,…


Thursday, February 22, 2024
Rep. Caulkins Reacts to Governor’s FY 2025 Budget Address (Video)

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Committee Hearing on House Bill 1634 Today

A new bill proposed by Democrats would force the Illinois EPA to adopt California emission standards for trucks and surrender state sovereignty to California bureaucrats instead of Illinois lawmakers. The…


Monday, February 19, 2024
Honoring Our Nation’s Leaders On Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day is a holiday meant to honor the Presidents who have led our great nation and to remember the values on which our country was founded. Happy Presidents’ Day!


Saturday, February 17, 2024
Honoring Our Future Farmers of America on National FFA Week February 17-24

National FFA Week honors the 945,988-plus members of Future Farmers of America across the country. FFA’s mission is to prepare future generations of farmers as they work to feed our…


Thursday, February 15, 2024
National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day

Today we recognize School Resource Officers for their commitment to our students and communities and the work they do to keep our schools safe. Happy SRO Appreciation Day to these…


Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Former Madigan Chief of Staff Sentenced to 2.5 Years in Prison

Former Speaker Mike Madigan’s Chief of Staff, Tim Mapes, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison yesterday for making false declarations before a grand jury and obstruction of justice. The…


Monday, February 12, 2024
President Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

On February 12th, 1809, President Abraham Lincoln was born. President Lincoln had a profound effect on his home state of Illinois, and the entire nation, through his work to end…


Friday, February 9, 2024
Sentencing Expected Monday in Corruption Conviction of Madigan’s Chief of Staff

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s longtime chief of staff, Tim Mapes, is set to be sentenced at a hearing Monday after a judge rejected his request for a delay in…


Thursday, February 8, 2024
Nominations for Standout Young Farmers Being Taken Until March 31

The Illinois Soybean Association is seeking nominations for standout young farmers for the Illinois 20 Under 40 Awards. Sound like someone you know? Nominate them by March 31. Learn more…