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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Brady: Agreed Covid Workers Compensation/Unemployment Insurance Bill Good for Businesses and Essential Workers

An agreement on workers compensation and unemployment insurance changes due to the Coronavirus emergency is on its way to the Governor’s desk, State Representative Dan Brady announced. Brady (R-Normal) said…


Thursday, May 21, 2020
Rep. Brady: Drive-through COVID testing will continue at Bloomington’s Interstate Center

Drive-through COVID testing will continue past May 22 at Bloomington’s Interstate Center, State Representative Dan Brady said.  Rep. Brady (R-Normal) said that while Illinois National Guard members who have been…


Thursday, May 21, 2020
What to expect when Phase 3 goes into effect on May 29

As part of the Governor Restore Illinois plan Illinois will move into Phase 3 on May 29. Phase 3 means the rate of infection among those surveillance tested is stable…


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Rep. Brady: Withdrawal of Emergency Order Penalizing Small Businesses Should be Starting Point for Cooperative Reopening Plan

Statement of State Representative Dan Brady on today’s withdrawal of the Governor’s executive order criminalizing small business owners who reopen early “Today, the Illinois Department of Public Health made the…


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
House GOP Members Call for Vote on Governor’s “Restore Illinois” Plan

Later today, the Illinois House of Representatives will convene for the first time since adjourning in early March due to COVID-19. For weeks, House Republicans sent letters, held press conferences,…


Monday, May 18, 2020
JCAR to Weigh in Wednesday on Gov’s Emergency Business Order

On Wednesday morning, the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will vote on whether to stop or allow the Governor’s recent emergency rules making business owners who reopen early subject to…


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Rep. Brady negotiates more time for Bloomington’s COVID testing facility at the Interstate Center

The COVID testing facility at Bloomington’s Interstate Center will remain operational a while longer State Representative Dan Brady announced today. Rep. Brady (R-Normal) said that through negotiations with the Governor’s…


Sunday, May 10, 2020
Happy Mother’s Day

From my family to yours, have a Happy Mother’s Day!


Friday, May 8, 2020
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Available for Self Employed (1099) Workers

Update for the people of the 105th: Pandemic unemployment assistance is available! On Monday, May 11, self-employed individuals can apply for unemployment benefits. From the Illinois Department of Employment Security:…


Friday, May 8, 2020
SOS waiving e-check fees for license, registration renewals online

Don’t wait, renew online! The Secretary of State’s office announced that they will waive e-Check payment processor fees until August 2, 2020 for:-Renewing a vehicle registration-Obtaining a duplicate driver’s license…