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Wednesday, January 24, 2024
No Choice for Illinois Families this National School Choice Week

It’s National School Choice Week. This week 18 states are celebrating new or expanded private school choice programs for their families. Here in Illinois, Democrats chose to end the Invest…


Tuesday, January 23, 2024
New Bi-Partisan Manufacturing Caucus Created

“Partnering with the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) on legislation to keep manufacturers in Illinois and remove barriers to those seeking to enter the manufacturing workforce has been one of my…


Monday, January 22, 2024
Drop Off New Stuffed Toys at Rep. Tipsword’s Office to Show Some Valentines Love for Hospitalized Children

Spread the Love! Rep. Tipsword is thrilled to offer his office as a drop-off location for Cuddles with Kindness! Bring a new stuffed animal with tags to Rep. Tipsword’s office…


Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Spring Session Starts, Gun Registration Update, Cuddles With Kindness, and More

2024 Spring Session starts today The Illinois House of Representatives reconvenes this afternoon for the start of the 2024 spring session. Primary business of the House this week will be…


Friday, January 12, 2024
Save Energy (and Money) This Cold Weather Season

The near-or-below zero temperatures are coming next week. You can increase the energy efficiency of your home and help save money on heating bills this winter by following these simple…


Thursday, January 11, 2024
Winter Driving-Know Before You Go!

More winter weather is on the way followed by frigid temperatures. Stay in the know before you go! Visit gettingaroundillinois.com to see winter road conditions across the state. https://www.facebook.com/IllinoisDepartmentofTransportation/posts/pfbid0pj7BSafmgRTMzxQYsf7MazbsgH722zEeQfZ8j4FXsFQKqa8F488sdzAQcnGtZqSAl


Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Gun Registry Compliance Still in the Single Digits

While the January 1 deadline for Illinois gun owners to register now-banned firearms has come and gone, reports still have compliance in the single digits. You can read more here.


Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Thank You to Those Who Keep Us Safe!

Today is Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! Thank you to everyone who wears the badge or works in a law enforcement agency keeping us safe! You can read a bit more…


Monday, January 8, 2024
Deadline Approaching to Apply for Agriculture Association Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunity! Online applications for Illinois Agricultural Association (IAA) Foundation scholarships are due by February 15. Click below for more information on the scholarship and how to apply! https://www.wifr.com/2024/01/05/iaa-foundation-offers-scholarships-2024-2025-school-year/


Friday, January 5, 2024
New Laws, Real ID, Pheasant Hunting, and More

New laws you should know about More than 300 new state laws went into effect this week. They cover a wide variety of issues including gun registration rules, minimum wage,…