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Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Organization Spotlight: Abilities Plus

Abilities Plus, based in Kewanee, is a not-for-profit organization serving individuals of all ages with disabilities. This organization was founded in 1959 and now serves approximately 250 children and adults…

Thursday, July 18, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Remember to Renew Your Professional Licenses

The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is reminding individuals with certain professional licenses currently up for renewal to start the renewal process before their license expires. Several…

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Illinois Pork Producers Grant Program

The Illinois Pork Producers Association has launched a new grant program aimed at supporting pork research in high schools and colleges. Learn more details here: Illinois Pork Producers Association Launches…

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Overwhelming Tax Burdens Continue to Impact Illinois Families

A recent study found that Illinois is among the least tax-friendly states for middle-class families. This trend must be reversed or families will be facing more severe impacts soon. We…

Monday, July 8, 2024
Celebrate Shark Week at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

Happy Shark Week! Illinois is home to several unique shark-related exhibits and events that you can enjoy this summer, including a national traveling shark exhibit at the Peoria Riverfront Museum….

Thursday, July 4, 2024
Please Enjoy a Safe and Happy Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July! Since this day in 1776, America has been a beacon of freedom, liberty, and hope across the globe. Please celebrate our Independence Day safely!

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Rep. Weaver: We Must Make Illinois More Business-Friendly

With John Deere announcing massive layoffs and moving out of the country, it’s another stark reminder that we have to make Illinois a more business-friendly state in order to stay…

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Rep. Weaver Urges IDOT to Fix Roads

The gasoline tax in Illinois is once again set to rise on July 1 by three percent to 47 cents per gallon. This tax revenue is supposed to be used…

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Heat Safety Tips

High temperatures are expected across all of Illinois this week. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to stay safe in extreme heat: ☀ Stay out of the sun….

Friday, June 14, 2024
Rep. Weaver Highlights Rural Housing Preservation Grant on #NOFOFriday

Today’s #NOFOFriday highlights the Rural Housing Preservation Grant. This program provides qualified public agencies, private non-profit organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist low-income homeowners in rural areas….