Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Honor Flights

Honor Flights are an amazing experience for our veterans, as well as a chance for them to get the recognition they deserve for their service. Thank you to the Honor…

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Illinois State Employees Defrauded the Federal Paycheck Protection Program

According to a recent investigation, at least 177 state employees appear to have defrauded the federal Paycheck Protection Program. We need to send a clear message that this disappointing behavior…

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Godspeed to Rep. Bill Black

Rep. Marron honors former Vermilion County public servant Representative Bill Black. “He was the best and will be missed,” said Marron.

Monday, September 11, 2023
Remembering 9/11

Twenty-two years ago today, our lives were forever changed. Today we remember the heroes who emerged that day, from first responders who ran toward danger, to the everyday Americans who…

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
2024 Those Who Excel & Teacher of the Year Awards

The Illinois State Board of Education is seeking nominations for the 2024 Those Who Excel & Teacher of the Year Awards. Nominate outstanding teachers, administrators, or other school personnel today….

Monday, September 4, 2023
Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day! Laborers and workers create more than just money – they build America.

Monday, August 28, 2023
Today, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On this day 60 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of the most influential and memorable speeches in history. On August 28, 1963, during the March on…

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
The Great Illinois Freight

Illinois is second in the nation in both rail freight loaded and rail freight received per year. Chicago has been the busiest rail center in the country for the past 125…

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
National Airborne Day

National Airborne Day is observed on August 16th each year to commemorate the first official American parachute jump, made in 1940 by the U.S. Army’s Parachute Test Platoon. Today we…

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
New Legislation Spotlight

Illinois has created an EMT training, recruitment, and retention task force to help address the shortage of firefighters and emergency medical technicians across the state.