Rapid Results Initiatives
The Department of Corrections (DOC) Rapid Results team launched more than 50 initiatives aimed at improving employee work processes and delivering essential services with less waste.
Easing Regulatory Inconsistency and Duplicity in Illinois's Food Industry
While assessing the ease the heavy burden on regulatory restrictions on commerce, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) made improvements to the economic landscape for the food industry in Illinois.
Cutting Costs and Providing Streamlined Services
The Department of Human Services is streamlining resources to provide improved medical-related services.
Upgrading Database Systems to Meet the Needs of Capital Programs
The Illinois Capital Development Board is implementing new software to restructure and deliver efficiencies for users and staff.
Online License Renewal System
Illinois liquor licensees can renew online through the Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC).
Providing Benefits to Taxpayers
The Illinois Department of Revenue enacted rules allowing for taxpayers to apply overpayments reported on amended returns towards obligations for subsequent tax years rather than having to claim refunds for the overpayment.
Providing Humanity as a Resource for Animal Welfare Programs
The Department of Agriculture implemented an animal welfare program to train volunteers throughout the State of Illinois to spot and report violations of the Illinois Humane care for Animals Act.
Providing Technology Training for An Educated Workforce
Through a partnership with the Internet of Things (IoT) Talent Consortium, the Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) is fostering training in emerging technology fields.
Providing Timely Services to Those in Need
The Department of Human Services is improving its internal external processes to better prioritize the needs of their clients.
Quicker Resource Management to Local Governments When It Matters Most
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is helping local governments streamline the procurement process for critical resources needed for emergency response and recovery.
Racing to the Finish Line Quickly
The Illinois Racing Board is alleviating burdens in hearings and appeals through Director Review Conferences.
Recycling for the Environment and Efficiency
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) captured the process of recycling bio-solids rather than sending the material to a landfill.
Recycling for Profit
Realizing the cost benefits, the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) implemented a recycling program at Shawnee Correctional Center which generates additional revenue for the Department.
Reducing Administrative Burdens on Applicants for Air Pollution Control Permits
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is reducing administrative burdens for facilities needing to obtain air pollution control permits.
Reducing Recidivism Through Illinois ID Cards
To reduce the recidivism rates for Illinois juveniles being released from Illinois Youth Centers, IDJJ has worked to eliminate some of the barriers that youth face when obtaining an Illinois ID card from the Secretary of State.
Reducing Staff Travel and Administrative Hearing Costs Through Video Conferencing
Through videoconferencing of administrative hearings, the Illinois Pollution Control Board is reducing costs in travel and hearing costs.
Reducing the Amount of Time to Investigate Charges of Discrimination
The Illinois Department of Human Rights (“IDHR”) is streamlining the investigation of charges of discrimination.
Reducing the Backlog of Legal Case Referrals
The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) has reduced case backlogs and streamlined the processes for referring potential citation cases.
Keeping Judges Accountable and Efficient
Central Management Services (CMS) has provided timely administrative hearings through cross training of Administrative Law Judges while still ensuring legal integrity.
Matching Federal Guidelines for Tax Return Extensions for Corporations and Partnerships
Through the necessary matching tax provisions for corporations and partnerships, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) is meeting taxpayer expectations with defined due dates.
Mobile Technology to Educate and Preserve History
The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency has created a mobile application to highlight State Historic Sites.
Modernizing Outdated Administrative Rules
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) is standardizing processes for filing and handling of cases for saving time and money.
IDFPR is Banking Successes through National Mortgage Licensing System
The Division of Financial Institutions is now utilizing the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) to provide efficiencies in managing certain licenses.
Online Licenses for Plumbers
Assessing the need to more efficiently and effectively process licensure annual renewals for Illinois’s 14,000+ licensed plumbing professionals, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) significantly improved the rate of online renewals, saving on