A new law sponsored by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7) that was introduced with the purpose of amending the Messages Tax Act went into effect on Jan. 14, according to the official Illinois General Assembly website.
Former U.S. Congressional candidate Dr. Jeffrey Leef fears what may be beneath the surface of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed ordinance that would double the time food trucks and mobile boutiques are able to park and serve city customers.
After representing the people of Oak Park and the state of Illinois for more than 17 years, Senator Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) looks forward to serving as the 39th Senate president, and thanks his colleagues for recognizing his legislative accomplishments and for believing in his ability to lead the chamber.
The Cook County Assessor's office will be mailing out renewal forms this week. Seniors remember only Senior Freeze renewal forms will be mailed out. Senior Exemptions will be automatic starting this year and moving forward.
Illinois Republican Party officials are calling on Sens. Kim Lightford (D-Maywood) and Don Harmon (D-Oak Park), the two finalists for the position of next state Senate President, to publicly endorse fair maps.