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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


Governor Expected To Get Education Funding Plan, Issue Prompt Veto

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois lawmakers were returning to Springfield on Monday for a showdown on money for public schools, as the Illinois Senate prepares to send the governor education funding legislation he has vowed to rewrite. 385 more words


Lawmakers To Meet For Special Session Amid Education Funding Dispute

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some Illinois lawmakers were on their way back to Springfield on Wednesday, under orders from Gov. Bruce Rauner, for a special session to address education funding. 469 more words