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Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day honors the local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who have died or been injured in the line of duty. House Minority Leader Tony McCombie thanks…


Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Outdoor Hall of Fame 

Do you know an Illinoisan who is an exceptional outdoor enthusiast? Consider nominating them for The Illinois Conservation Foundation’s Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame!  Since 2002, the Outdoor Hall of…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
McCombie Column: Clock is Ticking on Spring Session Calendar

It’s springtime in Northwest Illinois, and with just four weeks left on the legislative calendar, bills are moving fast at the State Capitol. My priorities this spring are to lower…


Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Small Business Week

Happy National Small Business Week to the entrepreneurs who power our economy! House Minority Leader Tony McCombie is encouraging Illinois residents to shop local this week to show support for…


Monday, April 29, 2024
ISP Warns of New Scam

The Illinois State Police is warning residents of a recent phone scam where impersonators claim to be ISP investigators. If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be…


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
E-Notary: Now Available in Illinois

The Illinois Secretary of State’s office is launching a new Electronic Notary system that allows residents to notarize documents remotely. Through the state’s new E-Notary system, Illinois residents can now…


Monday, April 22, 2024
Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day takes place on April 22nd every year and dates back to 1970, when U.S.-based organizers were hoping to bring awareness to the environmental issues. Now,…


Friday, April 19, 2024
Insurance Reform Measure Passes House; House Republicans Ensure No Enhancements for Migrants

During this week’s legislative session, the House passed the Healthcare Protection Act (HPA), a complex bill to reform insurance. The measure removes prior authorization for crisis mental healthcare and bans…


Thursday, April 18, 2024
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…


Saturday, April 13, 2024
Navigating This Year’s FAFSA

This year’s FAFSA has seen several changes in an effort to simplify the process for applicants. One of those changes is known as the ‘Grandparent Loophole’ – Here’s what you…