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The Child Tax Credit Update Portal

The IRS recently upgraded the Child Tax Credit Update Portal to enable families to update their bank account information so they can receive their monthly Child Tax Credit payment. The tool also allows families to unenroll from the advance payments if they don’t want to receive them. The Update Portal is available only on IRS.gov. […]
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Portal de actualización del Crédito tributario

El IRS actualizó recientemente el Portal de actualización del Crédito tributario por hijos para permitir a las familias actualizar la información de su cuenta bancaria para que puedan recibir su pago mensual del Crédito tributario por hijos. La herramienta también permite a las familias cancelar su inscripción si no desean recibir los pagos por adelantado. […]
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SAFE-T Act Implementation

Starting July 1, 2021, Illinois will no longer suspend a license for any ticket debt, fines, or fees. This change includes suspension and holds due to: parking tickets, vehicle compliance tickets, red-light camera tickets, automatic speed camera tickets, traffic tickets, and abandoned vehicle fees. These changes are due to the SAFE-T Act passed in January. […]
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Elected School Board Updates

A procedural hold had been placed on the CPS Elected School Board Bill to protect the bill and as a courtesy to stakeholders who had raised concerns during its final hearing. On June 30th, the hold was lifted by 4th District State Representative Delia Ramirez and the bill’s other sponsors, including 40th District State Representative […]
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Andrade Expands Protections for Consumers, Heath Care Workers, and Minority Job Applicants

SPRINGFIELD, Ill – State Rep. Jaime Andrade, Jr., D-Chicago, finished this spring session supporting measures that increase protections for consumers, corrects an unfair drawback to healthcare workers, and requests a report on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in hiring practices. “The change from regular television to streaming devices has been slowly but surely becoming […]
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Welch Announces Appointments to House Democratic Leadership Team

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the members of his House Democratic leadership team Thursday, including state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Robyn Gabel, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., and Jay Hoffman. “As we begin a new day in the House, I’m committed to assembling a Democratic leadership team that values those things that have made […]
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