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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Secretary of State Announces One-Year Extension of Driver’s License Expiration Dates for Seniors Age 75 and Older

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the expiration date for valid driver’s licenses held by Illinois drivers who are 75 years of age or older has been extended for a…


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Business Interruption Grants Issued in 71st District

Representative Tony McCombie announced that dozens of small businesses in the 71st District received either $10,000 or $20,000 in funding from the first round of Business Interruption Grants (BIG). In…


Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Have all Voted Who Wish Podcast: Rep. Tony McCombie on Ethics Reform

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
IDNR Accepting Applications for Boat Access Area Development Program Grants

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced applications are now being accepted for grants through the Boat Access Area Development grant program. The deadline to apply is Oct. 2,…


Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Food Destroyed During a Disaster or Power Outage?

Last week, a storm swept across Northwest Illinois, bringing 80 mph winds and causing widespread property damage. Due to the storm, many people lost power for multiple days. Several Utilities…


Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Happy 100th Anniversary of Ratification of the 19th Amendment

The 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote, was passed by Congress June 4, 1919 and ratified on August 18, 1920. Learn more about the race…


Monday, August 17, 2020
McCombie named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce

Illinois State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st District) has been named a Champion of Free Enterprise, an award given by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to legislators who have made special…


Friday, August 14, 2020
IDNR Accepting Applications for Snowmobile Trail Establishment Grant Program

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced applications are now being accepted for grants through the Snowmobile Trail Establishment Fund (STEF) grant program. The deadline to apply is…


Friday, August 14, 2020
IDNR Announces Changes to Dove Hunting at State Sites

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced changes to dove hunting procedures at state sites due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The changes will provide greater protection to both…


Thursday, August 6, 2020
Third Lottery to be held for Deer Firearm and Muzzleloader Permits on August 21

Deer Firearm and Muzzleloader Hunting Information Learn more at​ https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/hunting/Pages/DeerFirearmMuzzleloader.aspx 2020 SEASON DATES First Firearm Deer Season:  November 20, 21 & 22, 2020 Second Firearm Deer Season:  December 3, 4,…