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11/19/2021 by Joe McCoy
This special Friday edition of the Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter reports on the signing into law of the omnibus election trailer bill, provides an update from the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) about the federal COVID vaccine and testing mandate, shares news about passage of the Build Back Better Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, provides a link to register for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference being held in February 2022, spotlights ISACo corporate partner Comcast and invites counties to join ISACo.
11/15/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter provides information about the signing of the federal infrastructure bill into law, provides links to a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation and Executive Order (EO) extending previous EOs, reports on Governor JB Pritzker signing legislation amending the Health Care Right of Conscience Act into law, informs about the Governor's Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) projections of an improvement in the state's budget deficit, discusses the Governor's announcement of funding toward violence reduction, offers an update on a proposed Federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) change, shares news of a visit by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services to Lake County, announces upcoming National Association of Counties (NACo) webinar opportunities, spotlights ISACo's corporate partner Christopher B. Burke Engineering and invites counties to join ISACo. 
11/8/2021 by Joe McCoy
This Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) Federal Update for November 8, 2021, provides information about the recently released Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) emergency rule to mandate COVID-19 vaccination/testing for large employers, includes information about a court challenge to the emergency rule, reports on CDC authorization for children aged 5-11 to receive the vaccine, announces upcoming National Association of Counties (NACo) webinar opportunities, spotlights ISACo corporate partner Wight & Company and invites counties to join ISACo.
11/1/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter offers an update on the second week of the Fall Veto Session, provides the General Assembly's 2022 spring session schedule, announces upcoming National Association of Counties (NACo) webinar opportunities, spotlights ISACo corporate partner Nationwide and invites counties to join ISACo.
10/25/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter offers an update on the continuation of the Veto Session, includes new amendments relevant to counties, provides a list containing the official and certified 2020 census population counts for each county as submitted by the U.S. Census Bureau to the Illinois Secretary of State, reports on grant opportunities to fund efficiency projects at low-income residential properties, shares an FAQ from the National Association of Counties (NACo) concerning the proposed COVID-19 employer mandate, announces an upcoming NACo membership call and webinar opportunities, spotlights ISACo corporate partner AT&T and invites counties to join ISACo.
10/17/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter announces the extension of the statewide disaster declaration and re-issuance of Executive Orders (EO), provides a reminder about the beginning of the Fall Veto Session this week, includes information about a newly-released map of Illinois Congressional Districts, provides a Policy Brief explaining how a new ethics law affects local officials, reports on ISACo member counties attending the National Association of Counties (NACo) Western Interstate Region Conference, announces upcoming NACo webinar opportunities, spotlights ISACo corporate partner United Health Care (UHC) and invites counties to join ISACo..
10/12/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter includes information about a new state initiative to expand broadband access by mapping broadband connectivity and testing connection speeds, provides a link to the latest Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) Local Tax Allocation Division (LTAD) quarterly newsletter, shares new guidance from the U.S. Treasury Department on the recoupment and reallocation of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program funds, offers a link to a National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) town hall on daylight savings time, highlights corporate partner 2im Group and invites counties to join ISACo.
10/3/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter provides a revised timeline for the submission of Project and Expenditure Reports for the State and Local Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund, includes links to both ISACo's 2021 State Mandates Report and Public Acts Report: Legislation of Interest to Counties Approved in 2021, offers updates on the 2021 October Veto Session and forthcoming 2022 Spring Legislative Session, reports on Governor Pritzker's announcement of the first $24 million in grants to support small businesses through the Back to Business Recovery program, conveys that October is Cyber Awareness Month, announces an upcoming National Association of Counties (NACo) webinar opportunity, spotlights ISACo corporate partner Comcast and invites Counties to join ISACo.
9/27/2021 by Joe McCoy
This week's Illinois State Association of Counties (ISACo) News and Views e-newsletter informs about the new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Capital Projects Fund guidance released by the U.S. Treasury Department, reports that Governor Pritzker signed the revised legislative maps into law, includes a link to ISACo's September 2021 County Quarterly Newsletter, announces upcoming National Association of Counties (NACo) webinar opportunities, spotlights ISACo corporate partner Christopher B. Burke Engineering and invites counties to join ISACo.
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