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Monday, December 11, 2023
‘Operation Rising Spirit’ Brings Holiday Cheer to our Veterans

You can bring some holiday cheer to our nation’s heroes this year by joining “Operation Rising Spirit” and sending a card or letter to veterans living in one of Illinois’…


Friday, December 8, 2023
Firearms Ban, Conflict of Interest Cases Up for Possible Review by Supreme Court

A week after Democrats’ firearms ban was enacted, legal challenges were filed in both state and federal court. Two of those cases are now in front of the U.S. Supreme…


Thursday, December 7, 2023
Hanukkah Begins at Sundown

Hanukkah begins this evening at sundown. This important Jewish holiday lasts for eight days and eight nights. Happy Hanukkah to all who celebrate!  To learn more about Hanukkah, click here.


Thursday, December 7, 2023
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day honors the 2,403 Americans who were killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on this day in 1941. We will always remember those who were…


Tuesday, December 5, 2023
World Soil Day

World Soil Day brings attention to the importance of healthy soil and the use of safe and sustainable practices when using the land. We all need good soil to ensure…


Sunday, December 3, 2023
Happy Statehood Day, Illinois

On this day in 1818, Illinois became the 21st state in the Union. Happy Statehood Day, Illinois!


Friday, December 1, 2023
Stronger Ethics Reforms Needed for Elected Officials in Illinois

For years, House Republicans have been calling for stronger ethics reforms and higher standards for elected officials in Illinois. Time and time again, the Majority Party has shut down meaningful…


Thursday, November 30, 2023
National Computer Security Day

National Computer Security Day is meant to raise awareness around cyber security issues that affect millions of people every year. One small but important way to protect yourself online is…


Saturday, November 25, 2023
Support Local Businesses on Small Business Saturday

Small businesses are the backbone of local economies. This Small Business Saturday be sure to shop local and support the small businesses that help make our communities thrive!


Thursday, November 23, 2023
Happy Thanksgiving!

The first Thanksgiving celebration took place over 400 years ago, but the spirit of the holiday lives on today. It reminds us to be thankful for all that we have,…