The November election ballot includes a proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution that if approved by voters would allow the state to replace its flat income tax with a graduated one. Gov. J.B. Pritzker is backing the amendment, while businessman Ken Griffin opposes it.
The United States is in the midst of its once-a-decade count of all U.S. residents. You may complete the 2020 Census online, by mail or by phone. You do not need the code that was mailed to your house earlier this spring to complete the census online, just go to my2020census.gov. To complete the census by phone, call (844) 330-2020. All responses are kept private by federal law.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government is still conducting the nation’s once-a-decade count of all residents. Complete your form today or risk having your community lose out on future federal funding of a variety of programs.
State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford headed to Stateville Saturday along with Twista and other stakeholders to deliver crucial COVID-19 supplies and advocate for the speedy release of qualified high-risk inmates
The state treasurer’s office recommends that Illinois residents check the unclaimed property database twice each year to make sure they’re not owed any money. In fiscal year 2019, $239 million was returned. The state holds lost or unclaimed funds until they are claimed by either the original owner or their heirs. Property is returned at no cost with the proper identification.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate and his running mate, state Rep. Juliana Stratton, opened a field office at 5847 W. Chicago Ave. earlier this month – where they highlighted their campaign priorities for West Side voters.
Check with the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to see if you’re already registered; voters will be picking their political party’s nominees for president, Congress, the Illinois Legislature and other offices.