On March 14, the Senate took up three gun measures—one would ban bump stocks, one would change the age requirement for the purchase and possession of “assault weapons” to 21, and the other would add a 72-hour waiting period before buying “assault-style” weapons. State Senator Pamela Althoff says when dealing with issues of guns and public safety she takes her duty as a legislator very seriously, and does not take her votes on these issues lightly.
The Illinois State Treasurer' Office is encouraging individuals to submit a design for the coin that will be created and distributed to commemorate the Illinois Bicentennial.
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) announced the creation of a toll-free sexual harassment hotline to provide resources to the public, including referrals to counseling and legal services. The hotline, and accompanying website, will also allow for the reporting of sexual harassment allegations in both private and public places of employment.
State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) releases a statement regarding Governor Bruce Rauner’s State Budget Address.
State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) and State Senator Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) thank AptarGroup and Adapt Pharma for their donation today of 1,000 doses of NARCAN Nasal Spray to the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame awards hosted by the Illinois Department on Aging.
On Monday, the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) and the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance (IFSA) promoted “Be Alarmed!” – a joint smoke alarm installation program that provides smoke alarms to Illinoisans through their local fire departments.
The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Bicentennial Committee has joined together to honor the work of courageous veterans who live in Illinois. Their goal is to bring honor and recognition to as many as 200 veterans at a major celebration of statehood later this year.
Utility Services of Illinois Inc. is seeking to raise their water rates. The rate increase would affect residents who receive their water from Utilities Inc.
Utility Services of Illinois Inc. is seeking to raise their water rates. The rate increase would affect all residents who receive their water from Utility Inc. Several of these residents include those who live in the northern portion of Johnsburg and receive water from Whispering Hills Water System, which is owned and operated by Utilities Inc.
Registration has begun for the "People in Need Forum" on January 27
The forum connects individuals in need, who may not know where to go or how to get assistance, to community resources and important information. The day is full of informative sessions and knowledgeable people willing to share about their organizations and the services they provide.
The Illinois Bicentennial Commission kicked off the state’s year-long tribute to Illinois’ 200thbirthday at Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier on December 3.
State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) is one of five Republican lawmakers appointed to serve on the newly formed Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention.
On November 13, 40 students from the 32nd Senate District took part in State Senator Pamela Althoff’s Youth Advisory Council at the McHenry County College Shah Center, which gave students a hands-on learning experience about public policy and the legislative process.
Gov. Bruce Rauner announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved the state’s request for assistance to help people and businesses in northeastern Illinois recover from severe storms and floods that occurred July 11-27.
A bipartisan group of female state senators announced the creation of the Women’s Caucus today at a press conference in Springfield.
A no charge Grocery Food Truck will roll up to Midwest Veterans Closet on Tuesday, November 14 from noon to 2 p.m.
In response to the summer flooding, Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is hosting a Floodproofing Expo and Workshop for homeowners and property owners. This will be an opportunity for residents to learn about various products, services, and solutions to minimize flood damages to their homes and properties.
Attorney General Madigan has received an outpouring of questions from concerned and confused Illinois residents about whether their sensitive personal information has been compromised by Equifax’s massive data breach. In response, Madigan is providing updated information to Illinois residents and calling on Equifax to pay credit freeze fees for people with all three major credit reporting agencies, including Experian and TransUnion.
State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) is one of four Illinois lawmakers appointed to serve on the Advisory Council on Early Identification and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions.
Gov. Bruce Rauner asked President Donald Trump today to approve federal assistance to help people in Cook, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties recover from record and near-record flooding and severe storms in July.
Legislation sponsored by State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry), which ends the weighted voting system used in Township elections, was signed into law by Governor Rauner on August 18.
State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) and State Representative Steve Reick (R-Woodstock) invite residents of the 32nd Senate District and the 63rd House District to attend a series of joint town hall meetings that will be held in McHenry County in September and October.
State Senator Pamela Althoff (R-McHenry) has been honored with a perfect voting record by the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), which released its 2017 Environmental Scorecard this week.
For property owners whose homes were damaged by the recent flooding event, you may be eligible for a one year re-assessment of your property. Disaster Area Application for Reassessment forms are now available for those for Lake County residents.
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