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    New law bans hand held phones while driving

    by  • August 19, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Using a hand-held cellphone while driving in Illinois will be illegal on January 1st. Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday aimed at reducing distracted driving. It requires motorists to use speakerphones or headsets that allow for one-digit or audio dialing. Illinois joins 11 other states and Washington, D.C. In banning hand-held phone use on...

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    Lottery making changes to Mega Millions

    by  • August 19, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Mega Millions game is undergoing big changes in October. Lottery officials say the game matrix is being revised to increase the number of prize winners among those who purchase the $1 tickets. The minimum jackpot for Mega Millions is going from $12 million to $15 million, and will grow by at least $5...

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    Quinn signs bill increasing state speed limit

    by  • August 19, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    After much anticipation, Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a measure increasing the state speed limit. The legislation raises the speed limit on rural interstates in Illinois from 65 to 70 mph starting in January. Eight counties in the congested Chicago area will be allowed to keep their limits lower. While the Illinois...

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