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Under current Illinois law, residential and community-based programs can advertise that they specialize in providing dementia care without being adequately trained in how to work with dementia patients.
State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) wants that to […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WLS) – State lawmakers are considering getting rid of a controversial tax on feminine hygiene products.
Critics say the so-called tampon taxes are unfair to women. In Illinois, feminine hygiene products are taxed 6.25 […]
The Illinois Senate and House of Representatives approved legislation last week that would provide $700 million in funding to human service agencies throughout the state.
Senate Bill 2038 would allocate funds to local government and nonprofit […]
Several Vietnam veterans told an Illinois task force on Monday that the Veterans Administration should be doing a better job of treating depression and post-traumatic stress.
The Illinois Task Force on Veterans’ Suicides is holding hearings […]
SPRINGFIELD — A school funding reform bill intended to direct more money to the state’s neediest school districts narrowly won approval in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday.
The Senate voted 31-21, with three members voting “present,” […]