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Friday, April 17, 2020
Bill Payment Deferment Programs Available

COVID-19 and the ensuing lockdown has caused economic hardship for many Illinoisans. If you are facing tough economic times please know you are not alone and there are programs out…


Thursday, April 16, 2020
Share your ideas on how we can get Illinois working again

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families across the state and our country. Jobs, schools, childcare, health care, businesses, really all aspects of our lives, have been affected.  It will take…


Thursday, April 16, 2020
Join Rep. Butler for a Small Business Relief Webinar

Please join Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) in conjunction with Illinois State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and Keith Sommer (R-Morton), in a discussion on state and federal programs…


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Beware of Stimulus Check Scams

The Illinois Attorney General urges Illinois residents to be vigilant and watch for scammers trying to take advantage of the upcoming COVID-19 federal economic stimulus payments. People are urged not…


Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Remote Patient Monitoring Available for Central & Southern Illinois Residents

The State has established a new remote patient monitoring program specifically designed to serve those potentially infected with COVID-19 and who are able to recover from the safety of their…


Monday, April 13, 2020
Illinois State Police Extend FOID and CCL Renewals

The Illinois State Police filed emergency rules on April 9 to address renewals of Firearm Owner Identification and Concealed Carry Licenses during the COVID-19 epidemic. These rules are designed to provide FOID…


Monday, April 13, 2020
Driver’s License and Other Renewals Extended 90 Days

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office has filed emergency rules extending expiration dates for driver’s licenses, identification (ID) cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and document filings for at least…


Friday, April 10, 2020
Understanding State and Federal Programs to Support Small Businesses

If you were not able to participate in the webinar with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to learn more about the state and federal…


Thursday, April 9, 2020
Protect Yourself When Working From Home

FBI warns of telework vulnerabilities in a recent public service announcement. Scammers and hackers have seized upon vulnerabilities of work at home technology set-ups putting your information at risk. Inc magazine has outlined…


Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Income Tax Update: Electronic Payments

From the Illinois Department of Revenue: If you scheduled an electronic payment for 2019 Illinois income taxes to be paid on or before April 15, 2020, your payment will NOT…