Law eases voting for disabled, broadens sex designations

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois governor has signed a law making voting easier for persons with disabilities and creating a group to study the removal of further barriers. The law Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Monday makes necessary adjustments for a new primary election date. It was moved from March 15 to June 28 because late Census […]

How COVID-19 Affects Services For Adults With Disabilities

Agencies that provide services to adults with disabilities have had to change the way they operate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of Illinois’ shelter-in-place order, the Developmental Services Center has had to cancel all in-person programs at their building in Champaign.  The agency has since relied on technology, whenever possible, to provide case management and […]

News Around Illinois – January 22, 2020

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Pritzker Says SIU-Carbondale Project Is Sample Of Higher Ed Improvements CARBONDALE – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker visited the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus Tuesday to highlight the state’s capital program funding for higher education. Pritzker touted over eight million dollars in funding to start planning the renovation and expansion of the campus’ Communications Building, built […]