Secretary of State unveils new web address to combat fraud

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Secretary of State’s office has changed its web address to protect against fraud. Secretary of State Jesse White announced last week that the new address is A “.gov” identification designates an official government website exclusive to public entities at the federal, state and local levels. White’s office also redesigned the […]

People leaving Illinois prisons will get state ID cards

SPRINGFIELD — All people being released from Illinois prisons will leave detention with a new state ID card under a program expected to be in use in all state prisons by next year. Illinois Department of Corrections Director Rob Jeffreys says the cards help former inmates reintegrate into their communities and reduce the likelihood they […]

Active-duty military, vets get free Lincoln museum admission

SPRINGFIELD — Military veterans will be admitted free to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on Veterans Day. Featured that day will be a performance by a military band, the Airlifter Brass. There will also be a memorial flame burning outside the museum in downtown Springfield. Veterans and active-duty personnel who want to be […]