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Thursday, June 25, 2020
Business Interruption Grants (BIG) Application Now Open

The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is launching the first round of Business Interruption Grants (BIG) by providing $60 million to businesses experiencing losses or business interruption as…


Monday, June 22, 2020
Stephens Hosts Successful Tele-TownHall Updating Residents on State Government

Chicago…State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) hosted his third telephone town hall this year on Thursday, June 18th to provide a State Government update, discuss Illinois’ fiscal situation, and to answer…


Thursday, June 18, 2020
ComEd Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Package to Assist Customers and Communities in Need

Package features more flexible payment options, financial assistance for past due balances; extends suspension of service disconnections and waiver of late fee charges CHICAGO (June 18, 2020) –To help families…


Wednesday, June 17, 2020
CPS Announces Summer Grab-and-Go Meal Sites

CPS’s grab-and-go meal sites will continue to provide our students with healthy meals during summer break. Beginning Monday, June 22 through Friday, August 28, hundreds of summer grab-and-go meal sites…


Monday, June 15, 2020
Sec. of State Announces 16th Annual Illinois Emerging Writers Competition

Entry forms are now available; Deadline is June 30  Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White announced today that entry forms are available for the 16th annual Illinois Emerging…


Monday, June 8, 2020
Rep. Stephens to Host Blood Drive at Salvation Army in Norridge on June 25th

Chicago/Norridge — State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Salvation Army of Norridge. The event will take place on Thursday, June 25th…


Sunday, May 31, 2020
Rep. Stephens Releases Statement Condemning Hate Speech against Police Officers during Overnight Demonstrations

Chicago – State Representative Brad Stephens (R–Chicago) released the following statement after being made aware of a photo that shows graffiti saying “KILL ALL COPS” on the Heald Square Monument…


Thursday, May 28, 2020
Rep. Stephens, House Republicans Call on Auditor General to Audit Illinois Department of Employment Security

Zoom, IL – State Representatives Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro), Charlie Meier (R-Okawville), Brad Stephens (R-Rosemont) and Mike Marron (R-Fithian)) held a zoom press conference on Thursday to highlight failures at the Illinois…


Thursday, May 28, 2020
Rep Stephens to Host Blood Drive on June 25th at Salvation Army in Norridge

https://donateblood.lifesource.orgEnter code: 053B Chicago/Norridge — State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with Vitalant.  The event will take place on Thursday, June 25th at the…


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
ILLINOIS TOLLWAY APPROVES RAILROAD AGREEMENTS FOR NEW I-490 TOLLWAY AND WESTERN ACCESS TO O’HARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Canadian Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad providing property rights to accommodate roadway and interchange construction DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved agreements with Soo Line…