Illinois Shines Receives New Funding and Changes with the Passage of the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act

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On September 15, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (Public Act 102-0662). This Act includes significant changes to the Illinois Shines program, including the reopening of the program within 90 days (December 14, 2021). Additionally, the Act provides funding to support the Illinois Shines Program for the foreseeable future. The Program Administrator will continue to provide updates on many programmatic changes in the coming weeks and months. Communications regarding details on Program reopening will be announced here: