State Announces Start of LIHEAP Winter Energy Assistance Program
State Senator Donald P. DeWitte (R-St. Charles) says individuals will soon be able to schedule appointments and submit applications for the state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Those accepted to the program will receive financial assistance to heat their homes during the winter months.
Ten Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers Deploy to North Carolina
Governor Bruce Rauner announced today that Illinois is prepared to provide personnel and other support to states that may be impacted by Hurricane Florence. Ten Illinois Army National Guard soldiers and two helicopters have deployed to support relief efforts in North Carolina. The crews left from Peoria's 238th Aviation Battalion and Kankakee's 1st Battalion, 106th Aviation Regiment. They will provide support for up to 10 days.
Elgin Community College, McHenry County College to receive money for repairs
Millions of dollars in capital funding have been released by the Illinois Office of Management and Budget to community colleges across the state. State Senator Donald P. DeWitte (R-St. Charles) says two local colleges, Elgin Community College and McHenry County College, will receive thousands from the Fiscal Year 2019 capital budget.
Under recently declared harvest emergency, farmers can obtain permits to increase load size
The harvest emergency declared by Gov. Bruce Rauner last week took effect Monday. Farmers can now obtain free permits allowing them to exceed legal maximum weight limits.
Senator Don DeWitte announces his district office hours
Newly appointed State Senator for the 33rd District, Donald P. DeWitte, announces his district office hours. Replacing former State Senator Karen McConnaughay, DeWitte will maintain the same office location and hours until further notice.