The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus this week rolled out the “four pillars” of their agenda for the fall veto session, with healthcare and human services being one of the focuses.
Illinois launches advisory council to develop opioid overdose prevention sites on Chicago’s west side
The Illinois Department of Human Services will launch a community advisory council to study the next steps necessary to develop opioid overdose prevention sites on Chicago’s west side, the agency announced this week.
A legislative panel voted along party lines Tuesday to allow new emergency rules to help enforce the state’s mandates on face coverings and large social gatherings at businesses to go in effect.
State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, is calling for the state to take action against Medicaid managed care organizations that fail to meet fair contracting goals for businesses owned by racial and ethnic minorities and women.