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Monday, September 11, 2023
Never Forget

Twenty-two years ago today, our lives were forever changed. Today we remember the heroes who emerged that day, from first responders who ran toward danger, to the everyday Americans who…

Friday, September 8, 2023
Port Henry Planning, Estate Tax, New District Director, and More

Port Henry Holds Master Plan Kick Off Meeting The City of Henry kicked off its Port Master Plan effort to elevate the economic future of the City and the surrounding…

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Application Changes Could Help With State Trooper Recruitment

The pool of potential Illinois State Troopers could expand with new changes to the application process.

Monday, September 4, 2023
Celebrate American Workers!

Today we recognize the many contributions of American workers to the strength and prosperity of our nation. Wishing all a happy and safe Labor Day!

Friday, September 1, 2023
Rep. Tipsword Joins Opening Ceremonies for 75th Annual Tresherman’s Reunion

Rep. Tipsword was proud to join in the opening ceremonies for the 75th Annual Central States Thresherman’s Reunion in Pontiac, celebrating its rich history and unveiling the new Imkee Museum…

Friday, September 1, 2023
Tipsword: Port Henry Holds Master Plan Kick-off Meeting

The City of Henry kicked off its Port Master Plan effort to elevate the economic future of the City and the surrounding Central Illinois region.  The study is being funded…

Thursday, August 31, 2023
Tipsword Tours Woodford County ADDWC

Touring the ADDWC of Woodford County was one of the highlights of Rep. Tipsword’s week! Each day, ADDWC enriches the lives of adults with developmental disabilities through social engagement, employment,…

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
New DMV Hours/Appointment Options Starts September 1

Some driver service facilities across Illinois will require appointments starting September 1. Click below to see if the facilities near you will be impacted.

Saturday, August 26, 2023
It’s Illinois Constitution Day!

On this day in 1818, the Illinois Constitutional Convention adopted the first State Constitution and selected Kaskaskia as the first state capital. Happy Constitution Day, Illinois!

Friday, August 25, 2023
Another Guilty Verdict, Bill Signings, Found Money, and More

How Many Corruption Convictions will it Take? Tim Mapes, the Chief of Staff to former House Speaker Mike Madigan, was found guilty of perjury and obstruction of justice yesterday afternoon. The conviction…