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Protections for transgender students remain in place at Illinois schools

Sat, 27 May 2017 07:06:44 GMT

President Donald Trump's decision earlier this year to toss out an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and other facilities that correspond to their gender identity came as a blow to East Leyden High School graduate Charlie Zielinski. Zielinski, an 18-year-old Schiller Park resident, is transgender.




Mathieson: Does your child need a job? Illinois partners with Microsoft to help

Fri, 26 May 2017 17:28:06 GMT

Just when it seems there is no good news coming out of Springfielda . well, there is.




Illinoisans encouraged to observe 'Moment of Remembrance'

Fri, 26 May 2017 12:45:42 GMT

Illinois veterans' advocates are urging Illinois residents to observe a moment of silence on Memorial Day to honor the National Moment of Remembrance . The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs says the Moment of Remembrance was established by Congress.




Illinois Quad City unenmployment rate falls to 4.1 percent

Fri, 26 May 2017 08:18:41 GMT

Unemployment rates are lower in all but one of the metro areas in Illinois, including the Quad Cities. According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, the jobless rate for the Quad City metro, which includes Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties, was 4.1 percent in April, 2017.




Senate Democrats: agencies must explain warehouse deals

Fri, 26 May 2017 04:00:24 GMT

The Senate Appropriations Committee questioned agency directors Thursday over decisions to lease property instead of using existing state buildings to store records. Department of Human Services officials say safety concerns prompted moving records in February from a former prison to a Springfield warehouse under a $2.4 million five-year lease.




Illinois Bills to Watch

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:30:08 GMT

Just days away from the May 31 close of its regular legislative session, the Illinois General Assembly has yet to enact the comprehensive series of tax and budget reforms that were first proposed by the Illinois Senate leadership late last year. Yesterday, the Senate passed a modified version of Senate Bill 9, the tax proposal we described in a previous post , without any Republican support.




Why Chicago parents fear after-school program cuts

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:46:37 GMT

Rachel Norwood doesn't like her 10-year-old son walking home alone through their Chicago neighborhood. In Englewood, a distance of a few blocks can make a huge difference.




State And Federal Trade Secrets Claims Upheld By Northern District Of Illinois

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:26:31 GMT

A May 11, 2017 decision by Judge Chang, in the Northern District of Illinois, found misappropriation alleged under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Illinois Trade Secrets Act , in a case where the employee downloaded files while still employed. Denying the Defendant's Motion to Dismiss a Third Amended Complaint, the Court examined the key pleading elements of: trade secret, misappropriation, and acquisition or use, as defined under both the Illinois Trade Secrets Act and the Defend Trade Secrets Act.




Illinois Owes $3.5M in Past-Due Utility Bills

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:40:49 GMT

T he state government owes the City Water, Light and Power of Springfield $3.5 million on past-due utility bills for state offices.




Illinois Farm Bureau and Rivian Automotive join hazardous waste effort

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:11:30 GMT

The Illinois Farm Bureau and Rivian Automotive pledged its support of the McLean County Household Hazardous Waste collection event for fall 2017. The Illinois Farm Bureau and Rivian Automotive pledged its support of the McLean County Household Hazardous Waste collection event for fall 2017.




Illinois Democrats condemn Republican health care plan again after new estimates emerge

Thu, 25 May 2017 02:46:19 GMT

The Congressional Budget Office says the healthcare bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law. The Congressional Budget Office says the healthcare bill Republicans pushed through the House this month would leave 23 million additional people uninsured in 2026, compared with former President Barack Obama's health care law.




Kindt: New Casino Bills will take $ Billions from Illinois Education

Wed, 24 May 2017 22:07:23 GMT

A hearing will be held in the Illinois House Executive Committee Wednesday morning on SB 7, meaning the approval of the Democrat leadership and expediting the bill to the Illinois House floor. Passing the Illinois Senate on 5-17-17 and pending in the House, Senate Bill 7 would authorize a Chicago Casino Development Authority as a government unto itself via a "perpetual" license with all owned or "leased" property tax exempt.




What President Trumpa s budget proposal could mean for Illinois

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:31:04 GMT

Illinois would be losing out on a lot of funding if President Trump's budget proposal passed as is. They would also mark the end of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and cut subsidies for eight Amtrak routes that run through Chicago.




Ill. college getting share of mine safety grant

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:37:50 GMT

An Illinois community college is getting a share of a $250,000 federal grant to develop training programs to better identify, avoid and prevent unsafe working conditions in mines. Illinois Eastern Community College is one of five schools or organizations around the country that will each be receiving $50,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration.




Sevan Multi-Site Solutions Named One of Top 25 Best Places to Work in Illinois 2017

Wed, 24 May 2017 08:13:36 GMT

Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, LLC has been named one of the top 25 Best Places to Work in Illinois with 100-499 employees. Downers Grove, IL - Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, LLC has been named one of the top 25 Best Places to Work in Illinois with 100-499 employees.




Illinois treasurer returns Purple Heart to WWII vet's family

Wed, 24 May 2017 03:44:15 GMT

According to a news release, State Treasurer Michael Frerichs returned the medal this week to Constance Barr at a ceremony in Peoria. She's the daughter of Corporal Edward H. Dunn.




The Latest: Senate Dems trim list of services to be taxed

Wed, 24 May 2017 01:22:34 GMT

Senate Democrats are paring back on the services that would be subject for the first time to the Illinois sales tax. Heavy lobbying has convinced the Senate to remove landscaping and home maintenance and personal services except for tattooing and piercing.