ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL HIGHLIGHTS HOME REPAIR RESOURCES IN STATE FAIR TENT
Springfield — Attorney General Kwame Raoul today encouraged Illinois families to visit his tent at the 2019 Illinois State Fair.
Raoulís tent offers many free resources, including information to help homeowners and business owners avoid repair scams. Residents throughout Illinois are continuing to assess damage and recover from record flooding that impacted 36 counties, and visitors to Raoulís tent will be able to access resources to help them avoid being pressured into making quick and often expensive decisions about cleanup and construction work. State Fair visitors will also be able to learn more about the programs and services the Attorney Generalís office provides.
ďWhether you go to the State Fair for the carnival rides, the animals, Conservation World, or the food I encourage you to visit the Attorney Generalís tent,Ē Raoul said. ďMeet my staff and receive information about what our office does to protect Illinois residents, from helping homeowners identify and avoid home repair scams after this yearís record flood levels and protecting seniors from fraud, to helping parents and guardians keep children safe online.Ē
Raoulís tips to help protect families and businesses from dishonest contractors include:
In addition to resources to help residents guard against home repair fraud, Raoulís tent offers information about other programs and services the Attorney Generalís office provides, such as protecting children from online predators, supporting victims of violent crime, enforcing Illinoisí environmental laws, and child support enforcement.
Attorney General Raoulís tent is located on Grandstand Avenue, and the office will also have an exhibit in the Illinois Building to provide information designed to help seniors recognize and avoid scams.
For more information about the Attorney Generalís office, please visit its website.