New Law: Access to Birth Certificates of Adopted Persons

Dec 9, 2014
A new Illinois law will help adult adoptees and their decendents learn more about their ancestry. It will also allow individuals to gain information about their biological family members including... Read more

Governor Appoints Rep. Don Moffitt to Health & Fitness Council

Jul 15, 2014
State Representative Don Moffitt was recently appointed as a member of Governor Quinn's Council on Health and Physical Fitness.  The Council is charged with encouraging Illinois citizens to participate more... Read more

Looking for a job?

Jul 14, 2014
The Illinois Department of Employment has a new site to help you find a job."Unlike most online job posting sites, creating an IllinoisJobLink.com account is free.  Plus, it's fast... Read more

Rep. Mike McAuliffe launches petition drive to secure relief for families affected by O'Hare noise

Jul 14, 2014
Spearheading efforts to bring relief to homeowners affected by O'Hare noise, State Representative Michael P. McAuliffe has unveiled a comprehensive, three-point O'Hare Noise Initiative and petition drive aimed at sending... Read more

Rep. Sheri Jesiel Given First House Committee Assignments

Jul 7, 2014
Last week Sheri Jesiel was appointed to fill the vacancy left by retiring State Rep. JoAnn Osmond, following her twelve years of distinguished service to the 61st District. Subsequently, House... Read more

Reboletti talks taxes and O'Hare on Politics Tonight

May 22, 2014
State Representative Dennis Reboletti (R-Elmhurst) joined Bill Moller on CLTV's Politics Tonight on Tuesday, May 20th to talk about newly proposed legislation that would ask voters whether or not the... Read more

Gallup Poll: Half in Illinois Want to Move Elsewhere

Apr 30, 2014
...State leaders have important reasons for wanting to see their state populations grow rather than shrink. A growing population usually means more commerce, more economic vitality, and a bigger tax base to pay for state services. A shrinking population not only hurts government coffers,... Read more

Jump starting Illinois' economy: Putting people back to work

Apr 1, 2014
Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) introduced a comprehensive legislative package of bills to help jump start Illinois' economy and create... Read more

Chicago homeowners get tax break relative to 'burbs

Dec 12, 2013
Though they may find it hard to believe, Chicago property owners pay relatively less in property taxes than suburban owners do, particularly in the city's collar counties. And the difference... Read more

Preventing disruption in service at Illinois nonprofit agencies

Dec 10, 2013
One of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka's primary responsibilities is to pay the state's bills. Given that duty, she has made it a priority to reach out to nonprofit agency... Read more