mobile driver2CHAMPAIGN– Working to bring state services to residents in Champaign-Urbana, State Senator Scott Bennett (D–Champaign) and Representative Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) are hosting the Secretary of State’s Mobile DMV June 22 through June 25.

Date: June 22 through June 25

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Services available:

•    Renewal, replacement or correction of driver’s licenses and state ID cards
•    Vehicle sticker sales
•    Passenger, B-Truck and motorcycle license plates
•    University of Illinois collegiate license plates
•    Organ and tissue donor registration
•    Vehicle title and registration
•    Parking placard for persons with disabilities
•    Driver’s license renewal

CHAMPAIGN- State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) is hosting experts from the Citizens Utility Board to conduct a free clinic where local consumers can learn ways to reduce their gas, electric and landline telephone bills. 


The event will feature free one-on-one analysis from CUB experts on gas, electric and landline phone bills, information on spotting billing errors and incentives designed to help people improve energy efficiency.


Urbana
Date: Tuesday, June 23
Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Urbana Free Library (210 W. Green St., Urbana)
 
Danville
Date: Thursday, June 25
Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Danville Public Library (319 N. Vermilion St., Danville)

Click here to register for the free workshop or call Senator Bennett’s Champaign office at (217) 355-5252.

 

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Vermilion Advantage and State Senator Scott Bennett invite you to participate in a free Unemployment Insurance Workshop.


Unemployment Insurance Workshop Meeting Business Needs
Thursday, June 18 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Danville Public Library | 319 N. Vermilion St., Danville

 

Click here to register for the workshop.

 

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CommitteeHearing5.19.15.3SPRINGFIELD- In an effort to fight looming power bill increases, Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) is calling on state and federal regulators to step in and offer relief for thousands of consumers across Central Illinois.

“We need to fight for Illinois residents to ensure they aren’t being forced to choose between keeping their lights on and putting food on the table,” said Bennett who won Senate approval Saturday for the call to action on behalf of consumers.

SR 623 urges an investigation into the causes of the recent price spikes in Midcontinent Independent System Operator’s capacity auction, which resulted in electricity price increases beginning June 1.  Electricity rates for residential customers in MISO territory (most of central and southern Illinois) will increase by $12-$15 per month.  

“I’m calling on regulatory agencies to stand up and take action against these offensive energy prices to keep our most vulnerable populations safe,” said Bennett.

Businesses will also feel the impact of the rate increase. A small grocery store could see monthly increases of up to $400 on its electricity bills, while larger industrial and commercial customers are facing increases that could total millions of dollars annually.

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Office Info

Champaign Office:
45 E. University Suite 206
Champaign, IL 61820
P: (217) 355-5252

Danville Office:
201 N. Vermilion St. Suite 323
Danville, IL 61832
P: (217) 442-5252

Springfield Office:
311C State House
Springfield, IL 62706
P: (217) 782-2507