On August 20, State Senator Jason Plummer (R-Edwardsville) joined with several Senate Republican lawmakers to issue a letter to Governor Pritzker regarding continuing issues with the Illinois unemployment system.
In the letter, the lawmakers noted constituents are facing a number of issues when it comes to obtaining unemployment benefits and receiving assistance from IDES. These are long-standing issues that have gone unanswered for over six months.
In an effort to address the continuing issues regarding IDES, Senate lawmakers officially asked Governor Pritzker to reopen the state's unemployment offices to deal with ongoing issues with the system.
The letter follows: