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Friday, April 24, 2020
Sign the Petition: Stop Governing Illinois by Executive Order

We call on Governor J. B. Pritzker to stop governing by executive order, involve the legislature in decision making, and reopen Illinois safely on a regional basis.  The Time is…


Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Northwest Illinois Legislators Demand Pritzker Re-Open State Regionally

Legislators representing Northwest Illinois had strong words for first-term Democrat Governor JB Pritzker’s handling of the COVID pandemic in Illinois on Wednesday, with Rep. Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) going so far…


Friday, April 17, 2020
Share your ideas on how we can get Illinois working again

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted families across the state and our country. Jobs, schools, childcare, health care, businesses, really all aspects of our lives, have been affected.  It will take…


Thursday, April 16, 2020
A look at COVID-19 by the numbers

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Rep. Sosnowski readies bill for 90-day waiver on late fees/penalties on property tax bills

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, has drafted legislation for a 90-day statewide mandate waiver of all late fees and penalties on property taxes due, to relieve one of the largest…


Wednesday, April 1, 2020
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

If you are a business owner in need of financial assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic, please click HERE for a helpful, easy-to-understand guide on how to apply for relief and…


Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Governor Pritzker, AARP Illinois to host Tele-Town Hall on April 1 at 7pm

Join in this Wednesday, April 1 at 7 p.m. for a live Tele-Town Hall with Governor JB Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. Hear about…


Friday, March 27, 2020
What the CARES Act means to Illinoisans

Congress approved and the President has signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act  (CARES) today. The $2.2 trillion economic rescue package provides help for families, small business, hospitals, local…


Saturday, March 21, 2020
Essential business defined

Essential Businesses and Operations For the purposes of the Stay-at-Home Executive Order, Essential Businesses and Operations means Healthcare and Public Health Operations, Human Services Operations, Essential Governmental Functions, and Essential…


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Blood Drive in Rockford a Success

Thank you to everyone who donated blood at our blood drive at Rockford Christian School today! Each blood donation helps to save THREE lives! We even had 12 first-time blood…