News Around Illinois – December 6, 2019

2019 National Christmas Tree

Loves Park Students Make Ornaments For National Christmas Tree LOVES PARK – Harlem Middle School art students in Loves Park were chosen to make ornaments representing Illinois for the annual National Christmas Tree Lighting celebration. Teacher Ruth Meissen said the 24 students spent hours handcrafting every piece of the 24 ornaments for the last several […]

Thousands Of Illinoisans Could Lose Food Stamps Under Trump Change

About 100,000 Illinoisans will lose food stamps under a rule change finalized by the Trump administration this week. The rule change to the SNAP program, as food stamps are now called, takes effect in April. It  will make it harder for states to waive work and time limit requirements for able-bodied adults to receive assistance. […]