Quinn signs veterans’ tax credit increase into law

CHICAGO - July 9, 2012. Governor Pat Quinn today signed a new law that will help more Illinois Veterans find employment following their service to our country, an important measure he proposed during his State of the State address in February. The Hiring Veterans Tax Credit will provide a significant additional tax credit for every unemployed Veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan a company hires, which will help businesses create jobs and give those jobs to the Veterans who have sacrificed so much in serving our state and our country. Read more [...]

National Women Veterans United 5th Annual Gala Luncheon

On August 18, 2012, the National Women Veterans United (NWVU) will host their 5th Annual Gala Luncheon Fund-Raiser Honoring Women Veterans Past and Present. The event "Women Veterans Are Heroes Too" will be held at 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel located at 5000 West 127th Street Alsip, IL. Read more [...]