Mobile SOS Event 002RANTOUL – Motorists who have been unable to visit a driver services facility to renew their driver’s licenses and purchase vehicle stickers will be able to attend a free mobile unit event in Rantoul, sponsored by State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) in partnership with the secretary of state’s office.

The free event will be available to motorists Tuesday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rantoul Public Library, located at 106 W. Flessner Ave. in Rantoul.

“The secretary of state’s mobile unit is a one-stop shop to help people utilize these important state services,” Bennett said. “I encourage folks to take advantage of this safe and convenient way to renew driver’s licenses or vehicle registration next month.”

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DANVILLE – As another busy harvest season begins, State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) is reminding all farmers to stay safe as part of 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Bennett is joining the Illinois Departments of Agriculture and Labor from Sept. 19-25 to spread awareness and emphasize this year’s National Farm Safety and Health Week theme: “Farm Safety Yields Real Results.”

“Fall harvest is one of the busiest, and unfortunately one of the most dangerous seasons of the year for the agriculture industry,” said Bennett, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee. “For this reason, this week has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week, which helps raise awareness of the safety and health of present and future generations of farmers and their families.”

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CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Public Transportation Association, representing every major transit organization in the state of Illinois, named State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) their 2021 Legislator of the Year.

“I am honored to be recognized by the IPTA,” Bennett said. “This association works to provide the best public transportation service possible, and I am proud to work with them, my fellow legislators and community leaders to ensure the people in Champaign and Vermilion Counties can get where they need to go quickly and easily.” 

The award recognizes public transportation advocates in Illinois who have demonstrated significant leadership, who are outstanding role models of excellence and whose accomplishments have greatly advanced public transportation.

“Public transportation is what keeps our communities going, and I am committed to continuing my efforts to advocate for modern, convenient and accessible transportation in eastern Illinois,” Bennett said.

Bennett accepted the award in Peoria on Wednesday evening.


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