State To Offer Free Aid To Those Struggling To Return To Work Due To Child Care IssuesHelp is on the way for Illinois parents struggling to get back to work because of child care issues.
Online Illinois Rental Assistance Applications Due By 11:59 p.m. SundayIf you’re a renter struggling in the coronavirus pandemic, you can still get help from the State of Illinois – but you’ll need to hurry.
Moody's Upgrades Illinois' Bond Rating For First Time Since 1998Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday announced some good financial news for Illinois. The Moody’s credit rating agency has upgraded the state’s bond rating for the first time in more than 20 year
Relief Coming For Illinois Parents Seeking Child Care And ProvidersSome Illinois parents will be getting much-needed relief as they try to get back to work after the COVID-19 pandemic.
No Plans To End COVID Contact Tracing Program On Which State Of Illinois Has Been Spending MillionsContact tracing was touted as one of the most important tools to stop the spread of the pandemic. The State of Illinois spent, and continues to spend, millions on it. But we wanted to know - how long will that continue?
City Of Chicago Commemorates JuneteenthJune 19 will be a paid holiday for Cook County and state of Illinois workers.
This Earth Day, Gov. Pritzker Signs Executive Orders To Keep People's Utilities From Being Cut Off, Move State Government Toward Using Low- Or Zero-Emission VehiclesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday signed two executive orders related to climate and consumers for Earth Day.
This 4/20, State Delays Are Still Holding Up Minority-Owned Marijuana Businesses After More Than A YearCBS 2’s Tara Molina learned as the state continues to rake in millions, not one minority-owned pot business has opened up shop yet because of state delays.
Phase 2 Opens Monday In Illinois Outside Chicago For Anyone 16 And Over To Get COVID-19 Vaccine, But Teens Under 18 Face ChallengeIn one of the biggest steps in getting more people in Illinois vaccinated against COVID-19, the state moves to Phase 2 of its vaccination program on Monday.
New Illinois State Rule Says People With Proof Of COVID Vaccination Don't Count Against Capacity Limits; Rule Still Under Review For City Of ChicagoYour completed vaccination card could be your key to bars, restaurants, and events.
Medical Appointment Ride Contractors Frustrated As State-Funded First Transit Is Denying Them PaymentSome contractors in a program that administers doctor's office rides say they are owed tens of thousands of dollars in paychecks – or in some cases, outright denied.
Unemployment Fraudsters Were Taking Money From Woman's State Pension, And She Says She Couldn't Get A Hold Of IDESFraudsters are taking hundreds of dollars from an Itasca woman’s state pension.
Recreational Marijuana Sales Hit New Record High In Illinois, And Number Is Expected To Keep RisingRecreational marijuana sales just set a new record high – nearly $64 million worth of cannabis was sold last month.
Illinois Allows Car Repossessions To Resume; One Recovery Agent Says It May Put Him In DangerSome car owners are learning the hard way – past-due payments are no longer being forgiven in the era of COVID-19.
How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?On Thursday night, we asked how the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost.