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IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open

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IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open

IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open All nutritional and medical benefits remain available to the public; consumers still urged to stay home; open offices will operate with reduced onsite staff; staff available to respond in-person for emergencies. State announces Coronavirus cases continue to increase Today, the Illinois Department of…

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses Unemployment Rate Dropped to New Historic Low in February, While State Sees Significant Increase in Unemployment Claims in March While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the…

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Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois

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Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois

Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said that the number of Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois increased by 330 and that there are three COVID-19 related deaths. The Governor also announced he was extending the deadline for income tax filings and providing a $90 million program to help…

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Morrison slams Pritzker and Lightfoot for politicizing COVID-19 messages

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Morrison slams Pritzker and Lightfoot for politicizing COVID-19 messages

Morrison slams Pritzker and Lightfoot for politicizing COVID-19 messages Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison called on Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot to stop the “Political Sniping And Start Providing Steady Leadership.” Governor Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lightfoot have begun many of their daily press conferences with personal attacks against President Trump rather than seeking to…

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Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

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Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, a career attorney and certified administrative hearing officer, will lead the Qualifications Challenge Committee tasked with evaluating complaints against the appointment process of state Rep. Eva Dina Delgado. Welch released the following statement Tuesday: “As a practicing attorney for more than 20 years and…

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The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan

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The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan

The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan The news media is making a big deal about an email sent by a lobbyist who happens to have worked with a lot of politicians, Democrats and Republicans. But although the email never came from Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, the media is doing everything they can to…

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