Thursday, December 21st, 2017
Day care safety; Bicentennial postage stamp

State to establish accessible database on day care child safety Many newly-enacted laws will take effect on January 1. One of them is House Bill 2388, which passed the House…

Friday, December 15th, 2017
New opioid helpline; revenue goes up

New hotline to help those affected by opioid crisis The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is now operating a new telephone service line, 1-833-2-FINDHELP (1-833-234-6343) to provide information about…

Friday, December 8th, 2017
REAL ID update; STEM graduates

Secretary of State offers update on REAL ID implementation For years Illinoisans have heard the warnings that our state-issued ID cards are not compliant with federal law and that they…

Friday, December 1st, 2017
Unemployment declines; Woodford residents eligible for disaster tax credit

Illinois unemployment shows slight decline The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has announced that the state’s unemployment rate dipped by a tenth of a point in October to 4.9…