WASHINGTON — On Sept. 7th, Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) will participate in a press teleconference call with labor and environmental leaders from the BlueGreen Alliance to discuss the importance investing in America’s infrastructure to help create jobs, protect the environment and grow Illinois’s economy

The contractor is extending their work day, and working on Saturdays to ensure completion is achieved by this date.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions Friday.

The following appointment is unpaid and is subject to Senate confirmation:

Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board

Todde Folkerts, Chariton

The following appointments are unpaid and are not subject to Senate confirmation:

Council of State Governments Midwestern Radioactive Materials Transportation

City of Davenport will observe Labor Day as a holiday on Monday, September 4th 2017.
City of Davenport offices & the Public Works Center will be closed.
Police Department front desk and records office will be closed.
Parks and Recreation administrative offices will be closed.
Library Main, Fairmount and Eastern branches will be closed.
Vander Veer Conservatory will be closed.
CitiBus service will not be provided.

The City of Davenport Police Department will be conducting precision driving training at Credit Island Park on six different dates this fall. This training allows Davenport Officers to prepare for driving in emergency situations.

Credit Island Park will be closed from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM on the scheduled training dates. Limited bike path access will be available for those utilizing the bike path through Credit Island as it connects to the trail system.

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Mike Thoms focusing on news in Rock Island. The video segment from the meeting is available on YouTube.

This Labor Day (Monday, September 4), first responders in your area will be recognized with special lunch.

All of Olive Garden’s 800 restaurants nationwide will deliver and serve a special “thank you” lunch to a first responder organization in their community. This is the 16th consecutive year that Olive Garden has coordinated this nationwide effort.

New law will help law enforcement focus on reducing crime

CHICAGO (Aug. 28, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed Senate Bill 31 – the TRUST Act – which will continue Illinois’ history of welcoming immigrants and help law enforcement focus on stopping violent crime and protecting Illinois residents.

SPRINGFIELD (Aug. 25, 2017) – Governor Bruce Rauner took action today on the following bill:


Bill No.: HB 0243

An Act Concerning Education

Action: Sign

Effective: January 1, 2018


Bill No.: HB 0261

An Act Concerning Education

Action:  Sign

Effective: Immediately


Bill No.: HB 0284

An Act Concerning Finance

Action: Sign

Governor, Lieutenant Governor visit historic sites, first state capital on Illinois Constitution Day