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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Utility Disconnection Moratorium Extended

This week, the Illinois Commerce Commission announced the moratorium on disconnections has voluntarily been extended by several state regulated utilities through the Winter 2021 for eligible low-income residential customers, and…


Tuesday, September 22, 2020
DCEO Offers Webinar to Help Businesses Apply for BIG Grants

From the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity: Join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, The Resurrection Project, Greater Auburn Gresham CDC, Chicago…


Friday, September 18, 2020
Rep. Brady: Applications are Open for Round Two of Business Interruption Grants

Local businesses impacted by this year’s Coronavirus shutdown and restrictions can now apply for round two of Business Interruption (BIG) Grants. State Representative Brady (R-Normal) said this latest round of…


Friday, September 18, 2020
POW-MIA Remembrance Day: Our Heroes Are Never Forgotten

Today we remember and honor our nation’s heroes who were held captive as prisoners of war and those who remain missing. You are not forgotten. 


Friday, September 11, 2020
September 11, 2001

We remember. And we honor those who lost their lives.


Monday, September 7, 2020
Celebrate American Workers!

Have a safe and happy Labor Day!


Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Jesse White Announces One-Year Extension of Driver’s License Expiration Dates for Seniors Age 75 and Older

From Secretary of State Jesse White: Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the expiration date for valid driver’s licenses held by Illinois drivers who are 75 years of…


Thursday, August 20, 2020
Rep. Brady: Remember to fill out the Census, stay safe with a free mask

State Representative Dan Brady today urged all local residents to make sure they count by filling out the 2020 Census. As a reminder, Brady’s office is handing out free Census-themed…


Thursday, August 20, 2020
Remembering “Big Jim” Thompson

This week Illinois says goodbye to its 37th Governor, the history-making James R. Thompson. Illinois’ longest-serving governor, Thompson passed away Friday at the age of 84. Governor Thompson left a…


Thursday, August 20, 2020
Rep. Brady Announces Water Main Repair Grant for Town of Normal

The Town of Normal will soon receive $590,000 in state grant funding for needed replacement of a damaged water main. The funding is being awarded through the Department of Commerce…