Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Illinois State Fair kicks off Thursday, August 10

The State Fair runs through August 20 and features some big names for the Grandstand lineup this year. Visit the State Fair website for more information.

Monday, August 7, 2023
Saluting our heroes on Purple Heart Day

Today we acknowledge, honor, and remember the sacrifices made by our military service members and those who have earned the Purple Heart. Thank you to these brave heroes and their…

Thursday, August 3, 2023
The Most Stolen Vehicles in Illinois

A report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau puts Illinois at the top of a dubious list. Illinois had the largest increase in vehicle thefts in any state in 2022,…

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
What is the Corporate Personal Property Replacement Tax?

Personal property replacement taxes are revenues collected by the state of Illinois and paid to local governments to replace money that was lost by local governments when their powers to impose…

Sunday, July 30, 2023
National Whistleblower Day

It is crucial that we continue to call out bad behavior in Illinois in order to end the culture of corruption that has grown in our state government for decades….

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

On Korean War Veterans Armistice Day we pay tribute to those who served in the Korean War and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. May their bravery never be…

Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Home Delivery of Spirits is Here to Stay

Home delivery of alcohol in Illinois is here to stay, as the cocktails-to-go law has been extended for five years through August 1, 2028. Illinois restaurants and bars first began…

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
National Hire a Veteran Day

National Hire a Veteran Day was designed to implore U.S. businesses to consider hiring some of the estimated 200,000 veterans who leave the armed forces every year. Here are seven…

Monday, July 24, 2023
Stay Safe in the Heat

A stretch of hot weather is expected across Illinois this week. Here are a few tips for staying safe in the heat: -Limit outdoor activities -Drink plenty of water -Wear…

Friday, July 21, 2023
Human Trafficking is Happening in Illinois

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that occurs in every state, including Illinois. Statistics show that Illinois ranks in the top 10 nationwide in human trafficking cases. In 2021, the…