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Monday, June 15, 2020
Pre-Registration now available for in-person Driver’s License/ ID Card Services

The Illinois Secretary of State announced that his office has launched an online driver’s license and ID card preregistration application program to reduce the processing time of transactions at Driver…


Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Rep. Amy Grant joins House Republicans in Call for IDES to Reopen Local Offices

State Representative Amy Grant (R-Wheaton) sent a letter to the Director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security on Tuesday calling on the agency to reopen local offices throughout Illinois…


Monday, June 8, 2020
Rep. Grant Shares IDPH Rules for Swimming Pool Use in Phase 3

The IL Department of Public Health recently published guidelines for the use of public swimming pools during Phase 3 of Governor Pritzker’s reopen plan. The IDPH guidelines apply to swimming…


Thursday, June 4, 2020
Rep. Grant: The Governor and IDES Must do Better

Today I took a phone call from a tear-filled constituent. Her story underscores the ongoing debacle at the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) and Governor JB Pritzker’s failure to…


Thursday, June 4, 2020
Rep. Grant Joins House GOP in Demanding Audit of IDES

As Illinoisans continue to struggle to successfully apply for unemployment benefits through Illinois’ Department of Employment Security (IDES), State Representative Amy Grant (R-Wheaton) is demanding an independent audit of the…


Thursday, June 4, 2020
Free Job Training Available for Unemployed Illinoisans

Get Hired Illinois is a web portal that connects out of work Illinoisans with job and career training opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The Get Hired portal provides information on…


Thursday, June 4, 2020
Grant Shares Metra Plans to Ensure Passenger Health & Safety

Metra is taking several steps to ensure passengers will feel safe using its system. Social distancing/train schedules Metra will provide an opportunity for responsible physical distancing on its trains as…


Wednesday, May 27, 2020
DMV Facilities to Reopen June 1 and June 2 for Limited Services

Secretary of State DMV offices will begin reopening on June 1, and through July 31 will ONLY provide services for new drivers, those with expired driver’s licenses or ID cards,…


Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Rep. Amy Grant Provides End of Session Summary

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the State of Illinois. In addition to the public health issues, the impact on the economy has been enormous. Over one million Illinoisans…


Saturday, May 23, 2020
Rep. Amy Grant Rejects Unbalanced Budget; Criticizes Democrats for Including Raises for Lawmakers

Today Illinois Democrats pushed through a partisan, unbalanced budget for Fiscal Year 2021 that increases spending by 6.8%. The budget spends $42.8 billion while revenues are expected to be only…