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Get ready to fall back in Illinois as the end of daylight savings time approaches

Original article written by Cassidy Waigand for the Peoria Journal Star on September 28th, 2022. A link to the original story may be found HERE. Autumn is officially here. Every fall, there’s one big question: When does daylight saving time end in Illinois? The end of daylight saving time happens on Sunday, Nov. 6, and…

Illinois DNR recommending to stop using bird feeders, through May 31

Original article published by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources on 4/21/2022. A link to the original article may be found  HERE. Article originally  Published by Jayette Bolinski, Communication Director IDNR IDNR recommends halt to use of bird feeders, bird baths through May 31 until spread of avian influenza subsides SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department…

Daily Herald opinion: Get it together Illinois. Bill requiring taxing bodies to look at consolidation is a good start

Original article published by the Daily Herald Editorial Board for the Chicago Daily Herald on 4/8/2022. A link to the original article may be found HERE. The article omits the bill number, but it is in reference to SB3789, a bill caried by State Senator Julie Morrison and State Representative Jonathan Carroll. Photo provided is…

Rep. Carroll Collecting Donations For Ukraine At Northbrook Office

Article originally posted by Eric DeGrechie of the Northbrook Patch on April 1st, 2022. A link to the original article may be found HERE. NORTHBROOK, IL — Saying the ongoing events in Ukraine have been “heart-wrenching to watch,” Illinois State Representative Jonathan Carroll (D-Northbrook) is helping relief efforts by collecting donations through April 11 at…

Mark your calendar: March 31-April 6 (Donation Drive)

Article originally written for the Daily Herald on March 31st, 2022. A link to the original article may be found HERE . Below is an excerpt from the events page article which lists several unrelated events. Your donations needed: State Rep. Jonathan Carroll is collecting donations to help Ukrainian refugees through April 11 at his office, 3153…

Pritzker Freezes Funds to Madigan-Sponsored Projects

Original article written by Chuck Neubauer and Sandy Bergo on March 8th, 2022 for the Better Government Association. You may find a link to the article HERE Gov. J.B. Pritzker has agreed to freeze tens of millions of dollars in state funding for four projects sponsored by indicted former Speaker Michael J. Madigan, his office…

Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Creating Safer Learning Environments for Students

The following is from a press release issued by the Office of the Governor  on August, 13, 2021. A link to the press release can be found HERE. Photo provided by Zbigniew Bzdak from the Chicago Tribune. A link to the article with this photo can be found HERE.   Press Release – Friday, August 13,…

Illinois HSR Commission Formed

Story originally written by William C Vantuono on August 9th, 2021 for Railway Age. A link to the original story may be found HERE. Illinois Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Aug. 6 signed HB0399, a bill authorizing the formation of the Illinois High-Speed Railway Commission, which will be responsible for creating a statewide plan for…