Quincy Veterans Home Legislation

Senate Bill 2481 will attempt to respect the people who tragically and unnecessarily died at the Quincy Veterans Home while under state care. A WBEZ report stated: “In three straight years, legionellosis killed 13 people and sickened at least 61 residents and staff at the downstate veterans’ home, and the…

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May Grant Alert

The Illinois General Assembly Legislative Research Unit has recently released its May Grant Alert. Click on the blue text for the PDF file with additional information and grant application deadlines. May Grant Alert The listing of grants available are below. Adult Reentry and Employment Strategic Planning Program Advanced Transportation and…

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Public Comment Period for Springfield Archeological Artifacts Discovery from 1908 Race Riots now “Indefinite”

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill – State Rep. Al Riley held a press conference last week in Springfield and expressed his concern over the public participation process of recent archeological artifacts from homes burned down during the 1908 Race Riots, which are national historical significance.   Last week, the Federal Rail Administration stated…

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