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The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) on Friday approved a series of resolutions that will officially trigger the start of several affordable housing-related programs in Illinois, including a new law that will allocate $75 million to qualified developers.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) did not perform wage verifications for claimants of unemployment benefits who received a total of $155 million through June 2020, potentially resulting in “erroneous” benefit payments to some recipients, according to an audit released this month.
Attorneys on behalf of an Illinois resident who had his Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card revoked and the state attorney general’s office pleaded their cases before the Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday, urging the justices to side with them in a case that could have implications for residents with criminal histories applying for gun licenses.
Lawmakers on Wednesday pushed an Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) official for answers on a wide range of topics that largely centered on the deadly impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on residents of the state’s long-term care facilities.
The Senate on Monday concurred with the House version of the omnibus energy bill, allowing the measure to head to Gov. JB Pritzker, who has vowed to sign it.
Despite months of gridlock, the House vote to approve the omnibus energy bill on Thursday was overwhelmingly in favor of the legislation. The bill (SB 2408), which required 71 votes for approval, ultimately received 83 “yes” votes.
Illinois recorded more opioid overdose deaths in 2020 than any other year on record, according to report released last month from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
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