Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset on Saturday, January 25, 2020 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor and remembrance of: SPC Miguel Angel … Read more

South Suburban College head basketball coach John Pigatti earns 400th win

.837 winning percentage in 14 seasons INFORMATION PROVIDED BY South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Pigatti won his 400th game Tuesday night in a 74-67 victory over Olive Harvey. In his 14th season at the college, Pigatti’s record is now 400-78, an .837 … Read more

Gov. Pritzker promises universal home visits to support eligible families by 2025

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE governor’s office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – Joined by leading advocates for early childhood education and care, Governor JB Pritzker announced a plan to reach universal home visits for eligible families in Illinois by 2025. “Home visitation supports parents in their all-important role as their child’s first teacher and I’m … Read more

State Fire Marshal honors community risk reduction week

Goal to reduce occurrence and impact of emergency events INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE office of the Illinois state fire marshal Springfield, Ill. (January 22, 2020) – Community Risk Reduction (CRR) is a data-driven process to identify and prioritize local risks, followed by the integrated and strategic investment of resources to reduce their occurrence and impact. … Read more

Illinois Housing Development Authority expands housing options for vulnerable populations

State Investment will create or preserve 172 units of affordable housing with supportive services information provided by the Illinois Housing Development Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (January 21, 2020) – The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) Board of Directors approved $42,251,973 in funding to create or restore 172 units of permanent supportive housing in nine communities across … Read more