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Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Prepare For Traffic Congestion When Traveling To View Solar Eclipse

If you’re traveling to see the solar eclipse next week, be prepared for heavy traffic. Drivers are encouraged to hit the road with a full tank of gas, a charged…


Monday, April 1, 2024
Thank You to the Illinois State Police on State Trooper Day

Thank you to our Illinois State Police for 102 years of “Integrity, Service, Pride.” Our dedicated state troopers work every day to keep Illinois communities safe and ensure the well-being…


Sunday, March 31, 2024
Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! Wishing everyone who celebrates a peaceful and joyous day with family and friends.


Friday, March 29, 2024
Vietnam War Veterans Day

Vietnam War Veterans Day pays tribute to the 2.7 million Americans who served in the Vietnam War. Thank you to all of the veterans of the Vietnam War for your…


Thursday, March 28, 2024
Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarships Available

There are $1,000 scholarships available for individuals enrolled in an Illinois Community College Truck Driver Training program through the Driving Agriculture Forward Scholarship. Learn more and apply here: Apply for Truck…


Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Epilepsy Awareness Day

Epilepsy Awareness Day aims to increase public knowledge about the neurological condition that affects over 50 million people worldwide. Be sure to wear purple today in a show of support…


Monday, March 25, 2024
Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week

Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week starts today. Safety doesn’t need to be big to be effective, but it does need everyone to make it happen. Find free grain safety…


Friday, March 22, 2024
Illinois State Police Increasing Starting Pay for New State Troopers

The Illinois State Police is increasing starting pay for new State Troopers. Starting July 1, 2024, new Troopers will earn a total amount of compensation above $90k upon graduation from…


Thursday, March 21, 2024
Utility Infrastructure Improvements Likely to Affect Consumers

“The Illinois Commerce Commission forced the state’s two major electric utilities, Commonwealth Edison and Ameren Illinois, back to the drawing board in December when it rejected the companies’ multi-year grid…


Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Updates on Bills in Committees, Population Decline, and Unfunded Mandates in Rep. Caulkins’ Latest Newsletter

Committee Work Continues in Springfield Last week we continued to meet in committees to evaluate legislation and vote on whether those bills should move to the full House for a…