Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Safety Tips for Extreme Heat

High temperatures are expected across Illinois this week. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to stay safe in extreme heat:  Stay out of the sun. If you…

Monday, June 17, 2024
Rep. Keicher Announces Summer Traveling Office Hours Series

To assist 70th District residents interested in asking questions or sharing concerns about state issues or legislation, State Representative Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) invites you to attend a Traveling Office Hours…

Sunday, June 16, 2024
Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day to all of the incredible fathers out there!

Thursday, June 13, 2024
Meals On Wheels Extended Thanks to Bipartisan Action

Seniors and those in need in Illinois scored a big win with the passage of Senate Bill 3476 last month. This legislation creates a sales tax exemption for home-delivered meals, such as…

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Illinois Free Fishing Days for Father’s Day Weekend

Illinois Free Fishing Days are almost here. The 2024 Illinois Free Fishing Days celebration will take place June 14 – 17, coinciding with Father’s Day weekend. During this four-day celebration…

Monday, June 10, 2024
Breaking Their Own Rules, Democrats Raise Taxes

The Democratic supermajority broke their own House Rules during the final hours of session when they allowed lawmakers to vote three times on one piece of legislation to raise taxes….

Thursday, June 6, 2024
Keicher’s Korner: State Budget, Legislation Update & More

As I’m sure you have heard by now, last week most, but not all, Democrats in the General Assembly passed the largest budget in state history, which the Governor has now signed…

Thursday, June 6, 2024
Remembering the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops crossed the English Channel and landed on the beaches of German-occupied Normandy, France in the largest amphibious assault in world history, now known…

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Tips to Avoid Harmful Algal Blooms When Swimming or Boating this Summer

This summer, remember to use caution when spending time on or in waterways, as harmful algal (cyanobacteria) blooms are possible on any body of water. Avoid contact with a body…

Monday, June 3, 2024
Democrats Needed Three Tries to Pass Tax Hikes Just Before 5 a.m. 

After a near-derailment and an all-nighter to wrap up the General Assembly’s spring session, supermajority Democrats in the Illinois House gave final legislative approval to the state budget as the…