STATE NEWS

State unemployment falls to 7.1 percent in March

SPRINGFIELD – The statewide unemployment rate in Illinois fell three-tenths of a percentage point in March, to 7.1 percent, as the daily count of new COVID-19 cases and the case positivity…

House votes to decriminalize HIV transmission

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois House Judiciary Criminal Committee advanced two bills Tuesday, April 13 with unanimous support, one to decriminalize transmission of HIV and another to…

FOID, concealed carry permits extended again

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police has given another 150-day extension to people whose Firearms Owners Identification cards or Concealed Carry Licenses have expired due to a…

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