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Thursday, February 8, 2024
National Boy Scouts Day

On this day in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America was founded in Washington D.C. by William D. Boyce of Ottawa, Illinois. Since then, this organization has grown exponentially and…


Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Ronald Reagan’s Birthday

On this day 113 years ago, President Ronald Reagan was born in Tampico, Illinois. He is the only President born and raised in Illinois. Happy birthday, President Reagan! Learn more about…


Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Rep. Sosnowski visits Brown Bear Daycare in Harvard

Thank you to Brown Bear Daycare in Harvard for the tour and conversation this morning. I enjoyed learning more about your facility and all the work you do for the families, children,…


Tuesday, January 30, 2024
State grants awarded to two park projects in McHenry County

State Representative Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today that two major park projects in McHenry County have been awarded a state grant through…


Monday, January 29, 2024
Federal and Illinois Tax Season Starts January 29

The Illinois Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2023 state individual income tax returns on Monday, January 29. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) also begins accepting federal income tax returns on this date. For…


Tuesday, January 23, 2024
House Republicans Renew Call for Ethics Reforms

As the tangled web of Democrats’ corruption continues to unwind over and over in federal court, Illinois House Republicans have renewed calls for needed ethics reforms. The list of convictions continues to…


Monday, January 22, 2024
National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week reminds us of the importance of school choice programs in Illinois. All children in Illinois deserve the best possible education and school choice programs like Invest…


Tuesday, January 16, 2024
House and Senate Republicans Offer Legislative Solutions to Address Migrant Crisis in Illinois

A group of Republican legislators is stepping up to provide legislative solutions to a migrant crisis that is overwhelming state and community resources. At a Capitol press conference on Tuesday,…


Friday, January 12, 2024
National Pharmacist Day

Pharmacists are an essential part of our healthcare system. Thank you to Illinois pharmacists here in Winnebago, Boone, and McHenry Counties for your hard work keeping your patients healthy!


Thursday, January 11, 2024
Human Trafficking Awareness Day

There are nearly 27 million men, women, and children trapped as victims of human trafficking worldwide. Today let us take time to learn more about the signs of human trafficking…