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Friday, June 30, 2023
House GOP Week in Review

Week in Review: Nuclear energy, air quality, fireworks & more ENERGY Lawmakers look to lift the ban on nuclear energy permits. Illinois lawmakers worked to lift the 36-year-old ban on new nuclear…

Friday, June 30, 2023
Jacobs: Veterans Seeking Information Can Access Illinois Warrior Assistance Program

The Illinois Warrior Assistance Program is a 24/7 warm helpline and resource for Illinois veterans, their families, and caregivers. The confidential helpline can be reached by calling 877-455-IWAP (4297) or visiting NOTE: The warm…

Thursday, June 29, 2023
Final Reminder – Summer Reading Club Deadline is June 30

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis), and State Rep. Paul Jacobs (R-Pomona) are reminding local first through fourth grade students that the deadline for…

Thursday, June 29, 2023
Rep. Jacobs Urges Safe Summer Grilling ahead of 4th of July Holiday Weekend

Make sure you are following proper safety practices when using grills this holiday weekend and throughout the rest of the summer. July is the peak month for grill fires followed by…

Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Jacobs Warns Residents of Air Quality Concerns due to Canadian Wildfire Smoke

POMONA – State Rep. Paul Jacobs is alerting local residents to air quality concerns due to the arrival of a thick haze of smoke that has traveled south from the…

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Rep. Jacobs: Honor Veterans on National PTSD Awareness Day

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. People may experience a range of reactions after trauma,…

Monday, June 26, 2023
What is the Franchise Tax and how does it impact small businesses in Illinois?

Small businesses in Illinois face numerous financial challenges, including having to pay an annual franchise tax. The franchise tax is actually three separate taxes, all based on paid-in capital. Paid-in…

Saturday, June 24, 2023
SIU adds new online teaching degree program and more to address teacher shortage

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is launching a new online undergraduate program in elementary education this fall for working professionals, as part of its efforts to do everything possible to address…

Thursday, June 22, 2023
June is National Safety Month

Every June, the NSC marks National Safety Month by providing educational information on emergency preparedness, slips, trips, and falls, heat-related illness, and hazard recognition. The National Safety Council was founded…

Wednesday, June 21, 2023
House Republicans Celebrate National Selfie Day