Friday, October 26th, 2018
Students improve on college exams; Recognition of fallen police officers

Illinois’ ACT scores improved this yearIllinois high schoolers showed a dramatic increase in 2018 in their scores on the ACT exam, one of the nation’s two major college-preparedness tests. Illinois…

Friday, October 19th, 2018
Concealed carry renewals coming up; funding for state parks

State Police preparing for spike in concealed carry renewalsIllinois’ concealed carry license law went into effect in July 2013, and now the first of the five-year licenses are coming due…

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Connected schools; healthy revenue numbers

96% of Illinois K-12 schools connected to high-speed internetThe EducationSuperHighway; a national non-profit which monitors states’ progress in connecting K-12 schools across the United States to high-speed internet; reported some…

Friday, October 5th, 2018
More than 500 bills signed this year; time for flu shots

Over 500 bills signed from 2018 spring sessionLast week the Governor took action on the last of the 612 bills which passed both houses of the legislature this spring. Overall,…