Monday, October 2, 2023
Mental Illness Awareness Week

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year. It is important for all of us to raise awareness, fight discrimination, and provide support for those living with mental…

Friday, September 29, 2023
Recognizing National VFW Day

On this day in 1899, a group of 13 Spanish-American war veterans joined together to form what would become the nation’s largest and most dedicated group of veterans, the Veterans…

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
The Growing Problem of Technology Addiction

Technology addiction is a growing problem in Illinois and the rest of the world. As more people become dependent on technology, negative impacts on mental and physical health are increasing….

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Historic Preservation Tax Credit Invests in Illinois’ Future Through its Past

The Illinois Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program provides a state income tax credit equal to 25 percent of a project’s Qualified Rehabilitation Expenditures, not to exceed $3 million, to owners of certified…

Thursday, September 21, 2023
Rep. Keicher Joins Fox & Friends First to Discuss Demoralizing Effects of SAFE-T Act

Appearing on Fox & Friends First, Rep. Jeff Keicher discusses the demoralizing and dangerous effects of the SAFE-T Act and the end of cash bail on Illinois law enforcement and…

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
This Weekend is National Seat Check Saturday

Every year, on average, more than a third of all kids under 13 killed in car crashes are not properly buckled up or in a car seat. Take time this…

Monday, September 18, 2023
For Judges and Courts, the Right to Seek Cash Bail Ends 

Today, Monday, September 18, is the first day in which Illinois courts will no longer be empowered to hold a hearing and demand that criminal defendants post cash bail as a…

Friday, September 15, 2023
Keicher Joins Chicago Officials to Reaffirm Ties with Taiwan in the Face of Chinese Aggression

State Representative Jeff Keicher joined officials in Chicago this week to reaffirm ties with Taiwan in the face of Chinese aggression. “As the co-chair of the Taiwan Friendship Caucus in the…

Friday, September 15, 2023
National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Today we recognize the strength and courage of our servicemembers who were held prisoners of war and honor those who are still missing in action. May we always remember their…

Thursday, September 14, 2023
Parks and Trails a Key Element to Quality of Life

Well-designed parks and trails are valued parts of the environment. They can promote physical activity and community engagement while providing environmental and mental health benefits. Parks can also help reduce…