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Yingling Highlights Small Business Relief Program

Yingling Highlights Small Business Relief Program

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – With many small businesses facing disruptions in business due to the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is encouraging small business owners to apply for grants through the Business Interruption Grants (BIG) program.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

GURNEE, Ill. – To encourage environmental education in schools, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is highlighting the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ Schoolyard Habitat Action Grant. The program was created to teach students about the importance of wildlife preservation by awarding funds to schools that create gardens using native Illinois plants.

Stuart-Backed Insulin Price Cap to Take Effect

Stuart-Backed Insulin Price Cap to Take Effect

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – To make lifesaving medication more affordable for diabetic Illinoisans, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, supported a new measure to cap patients’ out-of-pocket insulin costs at $100 for a 30-day supply. The new state law takes effect on Jan. 1.

Yingling Highlights Impaired Driving Prevention  Month

Yingling Highlights Impaired Driving Prevention Month

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. – With December being Impaired Driving Prevention Month, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, is reminding residents to make sure that they are driving safely throughout the holiday season and beyond.

Mussman Highlights Tollway Relief Program

Mussman Highlights Tollway Relief Program

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – To provide residents with financial relief from toll violations, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, is alerting residents to the upcoming deadline for the Tollway Relief Program, which expires at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Highlights Driver Services Updates

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is reminding residents of several coronavirus-related changes to state driver services, including temporarily closing all Department of Motor Vehicle facilities until Jan. 5 and extending expiring state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards until June 1.

Mason Highlights School Habitat Grants

Mason Shares Lake County Contact-Tracing Employment Opportunity

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, is highlighting the Lake County Health Department’s COVID-19 case investigator job openings and urging local residents to apply. The positions are part of the county’s contact-tracing program, which identifies and alerts individuals who have interacted with someone who has recently tested positive for the coronavirus.

Didech Asks Neighbors for Legislative Ideas

Didech Asks Neighbors for Legislative Ideas

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Looking ahead to the 102nd General Assembly, state Rep. Dan Didech, D-Buffalo Grove, is encouraging constituents to submit their ideas for legislation that could help address local issues.

Hurley Highlights Importance of Safe Driving Practices After Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Hurley Alerts Residents to Tollway Relief Program

CHICAGO – To provide financial relief to residents with tolling violations, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, is highlighting the Tollway Relief Program, which allows drivers to pay off their fines for a reduced cost until 5 pm on Dec. 30.

Stuart-Backed Insulin Price Cap to Take Effect

Stuart Seeks New Legislative Ideas from Residents

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – In preparation for a new legislative session beginning in mid-January, state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, is inviting residents to share their ideas for new state laws or improvements to existing ones.