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At Loyola, Cardinal Cupich Addresses Gun Violence Epidemic

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich visits Loyola Medical Center on April 17. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine    357 more words


Gun Control Advocates Hope To Override Rauner Veto Of Dealer Licensing Bill

CHICAGO (CBS) — State lawmakers returned to Springfield on Tuesday, and one issue on the front burner will be a push to overturn Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of gun dealer licensing legislation. 402 more words


Broadview Passes State Mandated Sexual Harassment Policy

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Jan. 3 regular meeting, the Broadview Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a policy prohibiting sexual harassment. 186 more words


Adrienne Irmer Envisions Brighter Future For 25th District in State House

Adrienne Irmer’s path to the Illinois House was made clearer with the recent announcement that the incumbent in her home district, State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, would not seek re-election. 815 more words


Parents Of Kids Who Died Of Rare Disease Slam State For Not Testing As Required

CHICAGO (CBS) — A panel of lawmakers – reacting to a Chicago Tribune story – wants to know why the state let children die because it never enforced a 10-year-old state law requiring newborn screening of a rare genetic disease. 477 more words


Top Behavior Health Advocate Group Praises Rauner Approval of Youth DUI Law

(Springfield, IL) – A top Illinois behavioral health advocated lauded Governor Bruce Rauner’s approval on Tuesday of legislation requiring law enforcement to develop policies to care for intoxicated young people after a D.U.I. 357 more words

Mayor Defends CPS Property Tax Hike In State Education Funding Plan

CHICAGO (CBS) — The education funding plan approved by the Illinois General Assembly this week likely means another property tax hike for the Chicago Public Schools, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel believes Chicago residents will understand. 255 more words