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Monday, May 6, 2024
Today is National Nurses Day

National Nurses Day is a great reminder of the important work that nurses do to keep our communities healthy. A special thank you to all of the nurses in the…


Thursday, May 2, 2024
Listen: Rep. Meier Voices Frustration Regarding Last Second Election Omnibus Bill

Springfield – State Representative Charlie Meier (R – Okawville) outlined several issues he had with the rushed passage of Senate Bill 2412 by House Democrats on Wednesday. ### State Representative…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Rep. Meier: Democrats Rush through Elections Bill that Stifles Democratic Process, Change Rules for Upcoming Election

SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Representative Charlie Meier (R-Okawville) issued the following statement upon the passage of SB 2412 through the Illinois House on Wednesday. Meier says the legislation represents a…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
May 1st is School Principals’ Day

School Principals’ Day is an important recognition of principals’ hard work and dedication. Principals are a critical component of our education system from elementary to high school. Thank you to…


Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Today is Illinois Bacon Day!

Did you know that Illinois’ pork industry produces more than 6 billion slices of bacon each year? Today, we are celebrating this beloved protein and the pork producers who put…


Monday, April 29, 2024
National Small Business Week

Happy National Small Business Week to the entrepreneurs who power our economy. Remember to shop local this week and show your support for small businesses in Illinois!


Monday, April 29, 2024
IFB Docuseries Covers Diversity, Challenges of Farming in Illinois

The Illinois Farm Bureau has released an online docuseries focusing on our state’s diverse agricultural industry. The docuseries, called “Fields Apart: Rooted Together,” follows several farms across Illinois, some small…


Friday, April 26, 2024
Look Out For Scams!

The Illinois State Police is warning residents of a recent phone scam where impersonators claim to be ISP investigators. Remember: ISP special agents will NOT make cold calls requesting personal…


Friday, April 26, 2024
National Volunteer Week

April 21-27, 2024 is National Volunteer Week. I am proud to have served (and continue to serve) my fellow citizens in times of need. There is so much we can…


Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Illinois Secretary Of State Simplifies Online Notarization

Illinois recently simplified the process that allows residents to notarize documents online. Illinoisans can now get documents notarized online via video chat through the state’s new E-Notary system. The Secretary…