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Thursday, September 24, 2020
Monday Webinar Will Help Local Businesses Apply for BIG Grants

The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity hosting a Webinar for local businesses hoping to apply for Business Interruption (BIG) Grant funding to help weather the Coronavirus shutdown and lingering…


Thursday, September 24, 2020
Driver’s License Expirations Extended to February, 2021

Expiration dates for Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended until February 1, 2021. See More here from WLS Chicago.


Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Utility Disconnection Moratorium Extended

This week, the Illinois Commerce Commission announced the moratorium on disconnections has voluntarily been extended by several state regulated utilities through the Winter 2021 for eligible low-income residential customers, and…


Friday, September 18, 2020
Enjoying “Virtual” Reading With Local First Graders

Rep Ugaste enjoyed “virtual” reading to first graders at H.C. Storm Elementary School in Batavia this week.


Friday, September 11, 2020
September 11, 2001

We remember. And we honor those who lost their lives.


Monday, September 7, 2020
Celebrate American Workers!

Have a safe and happy Labor Day!


Thursday, September 3, 2020
Ugaste Endorses Decision to Request a House Investigation into Speaker’s Activities

State Representative Dan Ugaste supports fellow Republican House members filing a request to form a Special Investigating Committee to look into recent corruption allegations against House Speaker Mike Madigan. A…


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Be alert for COVID contact tracing scams in Illinois

Be alert for COVID contact tracing scams making the rounds in Illinois. Legitimate contact tracers will not ask for your Social Security number, and contact tracing does not require an…


Tuesday, September 1, 2020
IDES Applies for Federal Funds to Help those Unemployed Due to COVID

The Illinois Department of Employment Security has submitted its application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to access federal Lost Wage Assistance funds. Under the program, individuals unemployed as a…


Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Rep. Ugaste Attends First Annual DuPage County Board/State Legislator Event

Rep. Ugaste was pleased to attend the first annual County Board/Illinois Legislator event, held at Cantigny Park during the 100th anniversary celebration of passage of the 19th Amendment giving women…