Following the discovery of a rabid bat in Crystal Lake, the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) is reminding residents never to handle bats or any wild animals to minimize their risk of exposure to the deadly disease.
Sen. Pam Althoff (R-McHenry) praised the EDGE program, recently overhauled through legislation signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, as a key to keeping Illinois businesses in the state, according to a press release.
Reps. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) and David McSweeney (R-Park Ridge) have asked the General Assembly to convene a special session to immediately repeal the Trust Act, which some say has moved Illinois to sanctuary state status, according to a release from Skillicorn.
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) voted against legislation to raise the U.S. debt limit to help pay for hurricane relief efforts on Friday, explaining that the House measure lacks reforms, according to a press release.
Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) will hold mobile office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Marengo in an effort to make it easier for all of his constituents to reach out with their questions and concerns, according to a press release.
McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin performed a "two-step shuffle" to get out of what appeared to be his lack of knowledge regarding state law, the Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) and county government, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) claim on their Illinois Leaks website.
McHenry County Chairman Jack Franks refused to answer questions or allow county residents to informally address board members at a recent special meeting that failed to reach a quorum, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
High school students in the McHenry area are invited to a free Manufacturing, Trades & Industry Career Expo hosted by Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at McHenry High School East Campus, according to an event flier.
Military servicemen and women now have greater freedom to cancel and suspend contractual services if called to relocate thanks to legislation from Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) that Gov. Bruce Rauner recently signed into law, according to a press release.
Six female students at McHenry County College (MCC) have earned Education to Empowerment (E2E) scholarships, which are designed to empower women through education funding and mentorship, according to a press release.
Cook County could lose $87 million in federal funding because of its attempt to increase revenue through the recently imposed 1-cent-per-ounce beverage tax, Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) posted recently on his www.steve463.com website.
Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) wants his Kane County constituents to remember that the deadline to file a property assessment complaint is Aug. 24 for Dundee Township residents and Sept. 5 for Elgin and Rutland township residents, according to his website.
U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) recently joined fellow Illinois lawmakers in applauding the nomination of John Lausch as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, according to a press release.
With public schools around the state hoping for a miracle to get their funding in place for the year, Rep. Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) perhaps appropriately cited scripture in a recent post on his website.
Lake in the Hills residents are being invited to safely and smartly destroy sensitive documents at a free paper shredding event hosted by Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) from 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 12, according to Skillicorn's website.
Before Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) sent Senate Bill 1 to Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday night, two months after it had passed the General Assembly, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) called for fundamental changes in the public education funding measure.