News Around Illinois — Sept. 1, 2020

Advocate Warns Of Moving Foster Children To Managed Care Beginning Sept. 1, an estimated 18,000 foster children will be transferred from the child welfare system into a health care coverage plan. YouthCare is a “managed care” insurance program. Under managed care, a private, for-profit insurance company is paid a flat monthly per-person rate to manage […]

Danville Schools Partner With McDonald’s For Meals During Closure

A pilot program launched by Danville school district 118 is sending students to the drive-through window to get meals, while classes are suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak. Families in District 118 received cards for each of their school-age children last week, qualifying each child for two free meals this week, on Wednesday through Friday […]

News Around Illinois – March 26, 2020

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Illinois Delays Income Tax Deadline As Virus Cases Climb  CHICAGO — Illinois taxpayers will have until July 15 to file and pay their state income taxes because of the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the three-month delay Wednesday as officials reported an elderly resident has died at a suburban Chicago nursing home where dozens […]