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Thursday, November 24, 2022
Give Thanks

Wishing all a wonderful holiday filled with great company, delicious food, and beloved traditions. Have a happy Thanksgiving!


Monday, November 14, 2022
Be Prepared for Dropping Temperatures

The temperatures are dropping in Central Illinois. Here are some preventative steps homeowners can take to avoid frozen pipes and water meters as colder weather arrives.


Friday, November 11, 2022
Honoring Veterans’ Service and Sacrifice

Today we honor the brave men and women who have served our country and fought to protect the freedoms we hold dear. Thank you, veterans, for your strength, courage, and dedication to our great nation….


Monday, November 7, 2022
Democrats’ SAFE -T Act Makes Our Communities Less Safe

Democrats refused to listen to prosecutors, law enforcement experts, and victim’s rights advocates when they passed the SAFE-T Act last year, resulting in a confusing and dangerous law for Illinois residents. The…


Sunday, November 6, 2022
Supreme Court Consolidates SAFE-T Act Challenges

The Illinois Supreme Court is consolidating 58 county-level lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the SAFE-T Act. Read more here.


Saturday, November 5, 2022
“Fall Back” this Weekend

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 am. Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour.


Thursday, November 3, 2022
Board of Elections Warning of Misleading Polling Place Texts

The Illinois State Board of Elections is warning residents about unsolicited text messages being sent to voters with incorrect information about polling places. https://www.wspynews.com/news/local/illinois-state-board-of-elections-warning-misleading-text-messages/article_9181d7c2-5aa9-11ed-aa9c-7f2af68bb419.html


Monday, October 31, 2022
Stay Safe this Halloween

Many beloved Halloween traditions require close adult supervision, or should be avoided altogether.  They include dark and spooky Halloween parties, decorating a Halloween party location so as to block doorways…


Saturday, October 29, 2022
Reckless SAFE-T Act must be repealed

It is our duty as lawmakers to enact sound public policies and work in the best interest of our residents. Democrats failed the people of Illinois when they passed the…


Friday, October 28, 2022
Thank You First Responders!

Today is National First Responders Day, a time to recognize the heroes across Illinois who put the safety of others before their own. Thank you to our first responders for protecting…