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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
National Preservation Month

National Preservation Month reminds us of the importance of preserving historic sites and recording our history. You can celebrate this month by visiting one of Illinois’ preserved historic sites. To…


Friday, April 26, 2024
69th District Fun Fact Friday – 4/26/24

If you’ve ever driven through Poplar Grove on a beautiful summer day you can see where this fact comes from! Poplar Grove is one of the most densely pilot-populated areas…


Friday, April 26, 2024
Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a holiday dedicated to planting and appreciating trees for future generations. Trees are not only a beautiful part of nature, but they also provide critical materials and…


Thursday, April 25, 2024
Scott’s Law

The Illinois State Police suffered two Move Over Law-related crashes this week. In 2024, ISP has already suffered 14 Move Over Law-related crashes with six troopers injured.  Our state’s Move…


Thursday, April 18, 2024
National Lineman Appreciation Day

National Lineman Appreciation Day honors the hard work done by the men and women who keep the power on for all Americans. Linemen work around the clock, often in dangerous…


Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Illinois Railway Museum to benefit from passage of Rep. Sosnowski bill

The Illinois House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday sponsored by State Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) to allow the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and the Service Boards (Metra, CTA, and…


Sunday, April 14, 2024
National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week

National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week honors public safety telecommunicators for their commitment and dedication. A public safety telecommunicator works at an emergency response center and serves as a midpoint between…


Friday, April 5, 2024
Photos: This Week in Springfield

In committee and on the House Floor, Rep. Sosnowski is working with fellow lawmakers on legislation impacting families in McHenry, Boone, and Winnebago Counties on a wide range of issues…


Thursday, April 4, 2024
Ways to Safely View the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

On April 8th, Illinoisans will get to experience one of astronomy’s greatest marvels: a total solar eclipse. While typically only visible from the same place every three or four centuries, April’s…


Monday, April 1, 2024
National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to bring awareness to this issue and to honor and uplift the survivors of child abuse and neglect. Knowing the signs, such…