The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced applications will be accepted for grants through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) and the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant programs beginning July 1, 2019.
Making good on his promise to make Illinois the most progressive state in the nation for women's reproductive rights, Governor JB Pritzker signed the Reproductive Health Act on Wednesday, enshrining a woman's right to choose into law.
Sometime this summer the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection (EPA) is expected to move the six-county Chicago region from a “moderate” nonattainment category for ground-level ozone (smog) to a “serious” one.
Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA) leaders recently saluted members for turning out en masse for an End-of-Session Town Hall meeting in Deerfield hosted by anti-gun rights state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield).
Truth in Accounting founder Sheila Weinberg views the new $40 billion state spending plan that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has touted as a “real balanced budget” in the same light as all the previous budgets that have long kept Illinois in the red.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that nonfarm payrolls were down -2,400 jobs over-the-month and the unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in May, unchanged from the prior two months, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released by IDES. The
Legal challenges to the newly minted Reproductive Health Act (RHA) that lifts all restrictions on abortion in Illinois will come in response to narrow applications of the law, Clarke Forsythe, senior counsel at Americans United for Life, told Prairie State Wire.
Illinois Department of Labor Director Michael Kleinik joined with state and national safety experts to highlight the serious dangers posed by fatigue in the workplace, a growing problem and a focus of National Safety Month.
A new Office of the Executive Inspector General (OEIG) report finds that former Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIUC) President Dr. Randy Dunn “improperly negotiated” several hires during his tenure as well as violated certain established hiring procedures.