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Friday, April 19, 2024
Rep. Weaver Highlights Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Programs

Today’s #NOFOFriday highlights the Family Violence Prevention and Services Discretionary Grant Program. This grant supports 50 demonstration projects, with the goal being to help prevent future family violence, domestic violence,…


Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Rep. Weaver Recognizes Pekin Police Officer Honored by Illinois Army National Guard

Congratulations to Pekin Police Officer Terry Lair, who has been named the Illinois Army National Guard’s Noncommissioned Officer of the Year! Sgt. Lair competed at the Illinois Army National Guard’s…


Monday, April 15, 2024
Thank You to Everyone at Bishop Hill as The Fight to Save Their Buildings Continues (Video)

I am so proud of the hard work and dedication of the folks with ties to Bishop Hill as they fight to save their buildings. These are state-owned buildings –…


Friday, April 12, 2024
Truck Made in Peoria Wins Maker’s Madness Competition

Congratulations to Komatsu America Corp.’s facility in Peoria for manufacturing the winning entry in the 2024 “Makers Madness” competition hosted by the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association! The massive mining truck produced…


Friday, April 12, 2024
Rep. Weaver Highlights Rural Cooperative Development Grant on #NOFOFriday

Today’s #NOFOFriday highlights the Rural Cooperative Development Grant. This grant aims to improve the economic conditions of rural areas by assisting individuals or entities in starting up, expanding, or enhancing…


Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Implementation of Cashless Bail Has Made Illinois Less Safe

Six months after the full implementation of cashless bail, and other provisions, of the Illinois SAFE-T Act, residents in our state are finding themselves less safe. Headlines, articles, and TV…


Monday, April 8, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Universal Licensing Bill Would Encourage Professionals to Move to Illinois

The Universal Recognition of Licenses Act would allow individuals with out-of-state occupational licenses or government certifications to work in Illinois if they meet the necessary training or testing and relevant…


Friday, April 5, 2024
Rep. Weaver Highlights Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program on #NOFOFriday

Today’s #NOFOFriday highlights the Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program. The goal of this grant is to improve and expand surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas, which in turn will increase…


Thursday, April 4, 2024
Rep. Weaver: Time is Running Out to File Your Taxes

Time is running out to file your state and federal income tax returns. The filing deadline is Monday, April 15. Here is some helpful information from the Caucus Blog to…


Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Total Solar Eclipse Coming on April 8

On Monday, April 8, Illinoisans will once again get to experience one of astronomy’s great marvels – a total solar eclipse. Check out this Caucus Blog article to learn how…