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Saturday, May 23, 2020
Essential Employees will now have greater access to Workers Compensation Benefits if they Contract COVID-19 on the Job

Springfield – State Representative Brad Stephens (R-Chicago) joined a bipartisan coalition of state legislators in supporting an agreement on workers compensation and unemployment insurance changes due to the Coronavirus emergency…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Stephens Releases Statement after Working to Pass the Chicago Casino Bill

Springfield – State Representative Brad Stephens (R–Chicago) released the following statement after working towards the bipartisan passage of Chicago Casino legislation that passed by a vote of 77-32: “The Chicago…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Stephens Releases Statement after Voting “NO” on FY21 Budget

Springfield – State Representative Brad Stephens (R–Chicago) released the following statement after voting against the Fiscal Year 2021 budget bill: “Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the legislative session was…


Thursday, May 21, 2020
Rep. Stephens Urges Property Tax Relief

Chicago… In response to the enormous economic burdens residents are facing due to Covid-19 State Representative Brad Stephens (R–Chicago) is urging property tax relief. Stephens urged Governor Pritzker to fully…


Monday, May 18, 2020
Forest Preserves of Cook County Promotes “Memorial Day at Home”

With extended closures over the holiday, suggested alternatives for a fun and safe Memorial Day weekend May 18, 2020 – The Forest Preserves of Cook County is asking patrons and…


Friday, May 15, 2020
Drive-Through Services for Vehicle Registration Renewals Beginning Tuesday

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that beginning Tuesday, May 19, seven facilities will be offering drive-through services for vehicle registration sticker transactions ONLY. This is the first…


Thursday, May 14, 2020
The State’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility in Naperville has reopened.

The Household Hazardous Waste facility resumed its pre-COVID-19 operations on Saturday, May 9. All participants must remain in their vehicles and have the material easily accessible for off-loading by staff….


Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State

Governor Pritzker Announces Restore Illinois: A Public Health Approach To Safely Reopen Our State Restore Illinois is a Five-Phase, Regional Plan for Saving Lives, Livelihoods, and Safely Reopening Illinois Chicago…


Friday, May 1, 2020
STUDENT VOICES – Resources for Students by Students – Home of the Student Advisory Council​​​​

ISBE’s Student Advisory Council welcomes you, the students of Illinois, to explore resources and ask questions that we can bring to the State Board from a student’s perspective. We are…


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Brad Stephens “Stay at Home” Order Survey

Governor JB Pritzker has extended the stay at home order until May 31st, which includes the following modifications: OUTDOOR RECREATION: State parks will begin a phased re-opening. A list of…