Governor Rauner celebrates Casimir Pulaski Day

Attends wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate hero of American Revolution information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (March 5, 2018) – Governor Bruce Rauner celebrated Casimir Pulaski Day by attending commemorative events at the Polish Museum of America to honor the Revolutionary War hero known as the “Father of the American Cavalry.” Pulaski, … Read more

Passport Fair at select Post Offices

March 10, 2018 information provided by the United States Postal Service LANSING, Ill. (March 5, 2018) – Select Post Offices in the Central Illinois District are hosting a Passport Fair on Saturday March 10, 2018. Postal clerks will be on hand to provide passport information and to accept passport applications, with no appointments necessary. To … Read more

IEMA, IESMA sponsor online weather alert radio contest in March

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (March 1, 2018) – As recent widespread flooding demonstrates, severe weather can happen any time of the year. To help people prepare for weather emergencies, IEMA and local emergency management agencies will be promoting Severe Weather Preparedness Month throughout March. “We want to make sure families have a plan in advance, just in … Read more

Mayor Eidam joins 37 neighboring communities to oppose Prevailing Wage Amendment

information provided by South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association CHICAGO, Ill. (March 1, 2018) – A public hearing about the Prevailing Wage Amendment drew at least 38 members of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association (SSMMA) to the Cook County Board of Commissioners’ Finance Committee meeting on March 1. The proposed Prevailing Wage Amendment … Read more

Illinois Governor’s Mansion renovation nearly complete

102 works of ‘Art in Illinois’ highlight renovated Mansion’s mission of history and education information provided by the Governor’s Mansion Association CHICAGO, Ill. (February 27, 2018) – After two years of an extensive privately-funded renovation, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion will reopen to the public on July 14, 2018, Illinois’ First Lady Diana Rauner announced today … Read more

Illinois honors Reverend Billy Graham

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise to Sunset on Friday, March 2, 2018 Notice from the Office of the Governor The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from the President of the United States of America that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to … Read more