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Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Mirror Check: “What happened with trailer fees and vehicle sales taxes?”

What’s this trailer fee hike all about? One of the most common questions I get in my constituent services office is about the trailer fee increase and vehicle sales tax…


Tuesday, June 29, 2021
McCombie Guest Column: Cultural Revolution Rages in Illinois

You may have saw in the news that the Illinois General Assembly has sent legislation (Senate Bill 818) to Governor JB Pritzker mandating Illinois schools to expand sexual education curriculum,…


Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Driver’s License and ID Card Expiration Dates extended until January 1, 2022

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended an additional five months — from Aug. 1, 2021, to Jan….


Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Phishing Schemes on the Rise as Federal Unemployment Programs Approach September Expiration

Fraudulent Texts, Emails, Social Media Messages Among Correspondence to Unsuspecting Victims The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is urging Illinoisans to be on high alert for phishing schemes that…


Thursday, June 17, 2021
Video: McCombie Opposes Anti-Gun Amendments to House Bill 562

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Week in Review: June 16, 2021

REDISTRICTING Lawsuits Racking Up Against Politicians’ Map.  Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and Illinois Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie filed a lawsuit last week in federal court to challenge the legislative…


Friday, June 11, 2021
Lawsuit filed to challenge Politicians’ Map

From a Joint Press Release from the House Minority Leader & the Senate Minority Leader Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and Illinois Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie filed a…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Work on US 30 in Morrison begins June 14

The Illinois Department of Transportation announces today that weather permitting, resurfacing of US 30 from Jackson Street to French Creek in Morrison will begin on Monday, June 14, 2021. Daily…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Secretary of State Launching Electronic Automobile Insurance Verification

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that automobile insurance verification will be conducted electronically. This upgrade to the state’s mandatory insurance verification program will begin enforcement on July 1,…


Sunday, June 6, 2021
Commemorating 77th Anniversary of D-Day Landings

From history.com On June 6, 1944, Supreme Allied Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower gives the go-ahead for the largest amphibious military operation in history: Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of northern France,…