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Thursday, November 19, 2020
McCombie Co-Signs Letter Urging Rural Critical Access Hospitals receive Hospital Transformation Funding Consideration

The following letter was sent to Illinois Healthcare and Family Services Director Theresa Eagleson on November 18 by Republican members of the Hospital Transformation Working Group. November 18, 2020 Director…


Tuesday, November 17, 2020
IDPH Mobile Testing Site in Savanna on Nov. 22

There will be an IDPH mobile testing site in Savanna this weekend. Please see details below: Date: Sunday, November 22 Address: 251 S 4th Street, Savanna, Carroll County Time: 8am to 4pm…


Monday, November 16, 2020
Forever Homes for the Holidays- Pet Adoption During the Holiday Season

It’s not hard to picture the joy of a warm puppy crawling out from under the Christmas tree with a bow on its head or a tiny new kitten chasing…


Monday, November 16, 2020
November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois

The official start of winter is still over a month away but much of the state has already experienced its first snowfall as well as some dangerous Fall storms. This…


Friday, November 13, 2020
Week in Review- November 13

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Leader Jim Durkin unanimously reelected to lead the House Republican Caucus in the 102nd General Assembly.  The choice was finalized at a meeting of the Caucus held on Thursday,…


Friday, November 13, 2020
Rock Island and Henry Counties to get over $11 million in Mass Transit Investment

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that $112 million is being awarded to 31 downstate transit providers as part of Gov. JB Pritzker’s historic and bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital…


Friday, November 13, 2020
Rep. McCombie responds to cancellation of Fall Veto Session

Speaker of the House Mike Madigan has announced that the Fall Veto Session is canceled due to concerns over COVID-19 and proximity to the upcoming holidays. In response to the…


Thursday, November 12, 2020
Committee charged with investigating Mike Madigan has not met in six weeks

After learning that yet another meeting of the Special Investigating Committee (SIC) into the conduct of House Speaker Michael J. Madigan was canceled and work of the committee has been…


Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Recognizing Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a well-known American holiday, but there are also a few misconceptions about it — like how it’s spelled or whom exactly it celebrates. To clear some of…


Monday, October 26, 2020
Getting Around Illinois: Road Construction Updates

Lane Closure on US 30 Gateway Bridge The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that a lane closure will be installed on US 30 in Whiteside County, Illinois. The lane closure…