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Government & Legal

Ben’s Guide to Government

This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.  These resources will teach our kids how our government works.  Ben’s Guide provides additional links to U.S. Government websites developed for kids.

Federal Trade Commission

The FTC’s mission is to prevent business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers; to enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process; and to accomplish this without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.  This site contains information on identity theft, free annual credit reports, etc.

Fuel Economy

The official U. S. Government source for fuel economy information.


Through the I-Cash program, the Illinois State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property Division connects state residents with their unclaimed property.


“A free government site to report identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission, build a step-by-step personalized recovery plan, and put that plan into action.”

Illinois Attorney General

The Attorney General is the state’s chief legal officer and is responsible for protecting the public interest of the state and its people.  The Attorney General provides services that cover a broad range of issues, reaching every corner of Illinois.  This site contains hotline numbers for consumer fraud and identity theft.

Illinois Compiled Statutes

Illinois Department of Revenue


Official website for the state of Illinois

Illinois Legal Aid

McLean County Legal Information

Illinois Public Records

Search Illinois public records statewide for vital information such as death, birth and marriage certificates with official government websites. Get property information, conduct a business search, verify professional licenses and many other public records available online.

Illinois Rules of the Road

This  booklet contains information you must know to pass the written test on traffic laws and signs in order to obtain basic driving privileges.

Illinois State Archives

Illinois State Archives online databases

Internal Revenue Service

Prairie State Legal Services

Prairie State Legal Services offers free legal services for low income persons and those over 60 who have serious civil legal problems and need legal help to solve them.

U. S. Government’s Official Web Portal

Voter Registration

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