SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (June 24, 2020)  Everyone loves to celebrate the Independence Day holiday, with exciting fireworks that explode with loud noises and bright flashes of colorful embers in the sky. However, many companion animals and livestock see this day and night as one filled with confusion and terror.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (March 24, 2020) — The Illinois State Dental Society, representing Illinois dentists and their dental practices since 1865, has issued revised guidance as dentists and all healthcare professionals make critical adjustments to help prevent the spread of coronavirus:  

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (March 24, 2020) — Our nation’s ongoing public health crisis is creating dire consequences for Illinois’ community-health centers, from a lack of patients. Illinois’ congressional delegation is stepping up to call for an answer now.  

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (February 3, 2020) — Mental and behavioral health needs are soaring in Illinois, and health-care providers struggle to keep up. One prominent statewide association continues to bring on the expertise and vision needed to transform how the problem is addressed.  

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (November 12, 2019) — New Year’s Day 2020 brings in a new decade and high expectations for Illinois’ legalization of adult-cannabis use. The major advocacy voice for the cannabis industry wants to make sure Illinoisans are ready for a slow, steady rollout on January 1.  

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS (September 12, 2019) — An innovative statewide conservation program is helping more Illinois farmers ensure they are protecting their farmland and our environment, all via a free, handy evaluation tool that has them thinking more strategically about the rich soil that produces their crops.  

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 30, 2019) – The Medical Cannabis Alliance of Illinois issued the following statements in response to legislative progress in Springfield, as legislators move forward with proposals to make the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program permanent (MCPP) and to legalize adult-use of cannabis in Illinois:

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 7, 2019) — In an effort to address an Illinois child-welfare system plagued with tragedy, state legislators have teamed up to form the DCFS [Department of Child and Family Services] Child Welfare Reform Caucus and proposed an initial set of reforms through legislation to be considered this week.  

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 6, 2019) — A group of Illinois lawmakers are uniting to put a renewed focus on safety challenges facing the state’s child-welfare system, through the creation of a new DCFS Child Welfare Reform Caucus and new legislation.  

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 3, 2019) — The following statement was issued Thursday by Illinois House Progressive Caucus Reps. Ammons (co-chair), Guzzardi (co-chair), Mah (co-chair), Villanueva (treasurer), Ramirez (secretary), Cassidy, Gabel, Harris, Mason, Moeller, Ortiz, Robinson, Stava-Murray, and West. "We strongly disagree with the passage of SB689.