ECCP3 Resourceful links

This page provides our members with easy access to useful links

State University Annuitants Association SUAA: www.suaa.org

State University Retirement System of Illinois SURS www.surs.org/homepage.surs

Elgin Community College: www.elgin.edu

State of Illinois: www.illinois.gov

Central Management Services CMS Benefit Information:http://www.state.il.us/cms/3_services_ben_choice/state-ben.htm

U.S. Government – www.usa.gov/

Medicare – www.medicare.gov/default.aspx

Social Security – www.ssa.gov/

Illinois Department of Aging – www.state.il.us/aging/

Senior Law – www.seniorlaw.com

Ballpark Estimate Worksheet – www.choosetosave.org/ballpark/

IL Retirement Security Initiatives – www.ilretirementsecurity.org/

AARP – www.aarp.org/

National Institute on Retirement Security – www.nirsonline.org/

Retirement Living Information Center – www.retirementliving.com/

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability - http://www.ctbaonline.org/  

https://www.homesecuritylist.com/home-safety-seniors/

Illinois Government Links:

Legislators/Legislation

Capitol Complex Telephone Directory, http://www.ilga.gov/directory.asp
Illinois General Assembly, http://www.ilga.gov/
Legislator Lookup, http://www.elections.il.gov/DistrictLocator/DistrictOfficialSearchByAddress.aspx
Legislative Research Unit, http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lru/lru_home.html
Illinois Online Voter Registration:   https://ova.elections.il.gov/RegistrationLookup.aspx

Illinois General Assembly: http://www.ilga.gov/

Illinois State Board of Elections: http://www.elections.state.il.us/

Illinois District or Official Locater:http://www.elections.state.il.us/DistrictLocator/SelectSearchType.aspx

How a Bill Becomes a Law, http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lis/98bill_law.pdf

Constitutional Officers

Comptroller’s Office, http://www.comptroller.state.il.us/
Governor’s Office, http://www.il.gov/
Illinois Courts, http://www.state.il.us/court/
State Constitution, http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lrb/conent.htm

Campaign Contributions and Voting Records

Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, http://www.ilcampaign.org/
Project Vote Smart (federal & state voting records), http://www.vote-smart.org/index.htm
Center for Responsive Politics (federal campaign contributions), http://www.opensecrets.org
Center for Responsive Politics (federal campaign contributions by state),http://www.opensecrets.org/states/index.asp

State Departments & Agencies

Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability,http://www.ilga.gov/commission/cgfa2006/home.aspx
Dept of Children & Family Services (DCFS), http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/index.shtml
Dept of Revenue, www.tax.illinois.gov
Dept of Natural Resources   (217) 782-6302
Dept of Labor   (217) 782-1710 https://www.illinois.gov/idol/Pages/default.aspx
Dept of Veterans Affairs, http://www.state.il.us/agency/dva/   (217) 782-6641
Governor’s Office of Women’s Affairs, http://www.il.gov/gov/women2/
Governor’s Office of Management and Budget, http://www.state.il.us/budget/
IL Board of Higher Education, http://www.ibhe.state.il.us/
IL Community College Board, http://www.iccb.state.il.us/
IL Department on Aging, http://www.state.il.us/aging/
Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR), www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar
State Board of Elections, www.elections.state.il.us
State Universities Civil Service System https://www.sucss.illinois.gov/

Tax Information   (800) 732-8866; Circuit Breaker   (800) 624-2459

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LINKS

Federal Departments & Agencies

Census Bureau, http://www.census.gov/
Congressional Budget Office, http://www.cbo.gov/
Dept of Health & Human Services- Medicare, http://www.medicare.gov/
Public Aid   (800) 843-6154
Office of Rehabilitation   (800) 641-3929
TTY   (800) 447-6404
Federal Tax Information   (800) 829-1040
Medicare comparison of nursing homes, www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Home.asp
Medicare enrollment, https://www.cms.gov/medicare/provider-enrollment-and-certification/medicareprovidersupenroll/enrollmentapplications.html

National Council on Aging  http://www.aginginplace.org/
Dept of Veterans Affairs, 
http://www.va.gov/
General Accountability Office, http://www.gao.gov/
Library of Congress-Thomas (federal legislation), http://thomas.loc.gov/
Office of Management & Budget-President’s Budget FY 08,http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/fy2008/budget.html
Social Security Administration, http://www.socialsecurity.gov/
US Treasury, http://www.treas.gov/offices/tax-policy/