If you recall, the original, pre-pandemic deadline for the move to REAL ID was October 21, 2020. Then, COVID-19 came along and threw a monkey-wrench into things. So, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pushed things back one year to October 21, 2021 to give people time to get things together while dealing with the pandemic.
There was some concern that Illinois wouldn't follow along with the federal government in extending the tax deadline, but at the end of last week, Governor Pritzker decided to get on board the tax deadline extension bandwagon.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House plans to hear testimony from state agency officials on preparations for a disruption in state services because of the budget impasse.
House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, has invited 15 agencies that report to Gov...