Rep. Lance Yednock
Lifelong resident of the Illinois Valley; previously served as a business agent and executive board member of IUOE Local 150; worked 28 years as an equipment operator; B.A., Northern Illinois University; Yednock and his wife live in Ottawa.
STREATOR, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is recognizing Streator Unlimited, Inc., a local social service agency, and local students for their work to tackle modern problems with new learning technologies by designing a video game to help reinforce positive habits for people with epilepsy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to promote restoration of Illinois’ native fish species, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is sponsoring a bill to strengthen penalties for those found guilty of capturing, killing or hunting protected fish species.
OTTAWA, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, issued the following statement on Friday in regard to the release of the Illinois Department of Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General and the law firm of Armstrong Teasdale’s report on last fall’s COVID-19 outbreak at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home:
OTTAWA, Ill. – Working to inform local governments about offered grant opportunities, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is recognizing Ottawa, Marseilles and Ladd for receiving over $1.5 million in grant money for local public infrastructure improvements.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In an effort to bring transparency and accountability following the tragic loss of life at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, has co-sponsored a resolution to have the Auditor General conduct a performance review of the State’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak at the Veterans’ Home.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In recognition of his strong commitment to protecting local agriculture, farmers, and conservation efforts, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, has been named Vice-Chairman of the Agriculture & Conservation committee for the 102nd Illinois General Assembly.
OTTAWA, Ill. – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, issued the following statement following Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address on Wednesday:
OTTAWA, IL – State Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is highlighting the recently extended deadline for the federal Paycheck Protection Program for small business owners needing relief funding due to COVID-19.
OTTAWA, IL – As the July 15 deadline to file state and federal taxes approaches next week, state Rep. Lance Yednock is highlighting free filing options for local residents who may need assistance.
“Filing taxes can become overwhelming for many, but there are free filing services and assistance programs from the IRS and state government available to ease the process,” Yednock said. “For those who may be faced with financial hardships, there are also payment plans available, allowing taxes to be paid in installments.”
OTTAWA, IL – As many workers throughout the Illinois Valley have been laid off or furloughed in recent months, state Rep. Lance Yednock, D-Ottawa, is highlighting new job training resources for Illinoisans that are out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.