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Yearly Archives: 2019

Lilly Highlights the Need for Property Tax Relief

Lilly Highlights the Need for Property Tax Relief

State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly, D- Chicago, is highlighting the need for concrete property tax relief for Illinois homeowners. “With the recent creation of the Illinois Property Tax Relief Fund… Read more »

Illinois Becomes Second State to Enact Immigrant Tenant Protection Act

Illinois Becomes Second State to Enact Immigrant Tenant Protection Act

By: Ashmar Mandou On Wednesday morning, Illinois became the second state to enact the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act, prohibiting landlords from evicting or striking back against a tenant based on… Read more »

Relish Works, Gordon Food Service, and 1871 Announce Second Cohort for Accelerator Program

Relish Works, Gordon Food Service, and 1871 Announce Second Cohort for Accelerator Program

The Food Foundry, a Chicago-based growth accelerator by Relish Works, in partnership with Gordon Food Service and 1871 to support, connect, and propel innovative startups who are reimagining the food… Read more »

Ortiz Effort to Encourage Diversity of Student-Trustees at University of Illinois System Signed into Law

Ortiz Effort to Encourage Diversity of Student-Trustees at University of Illinois System Signed into Law

Undocumented students at the University of Illinois will have a voice in their university’s decisions under legislation passed by state Rep. Aaron Ortiz, D-Chicago, expanding student body representation among the… Read more »

City of Chicago Prepares for Back to School Safe Passage Routes

City of Chicago Prepares for Back to School Safe Passage Routes

The City of Chicago launched a multi-agency effort to begin cleaning up Safe Passage routes across the City before students return for classes.  To ensure the routes are safe and… Read more »

Comcast Announces Expansion of Internet Essentials in Chicago

Comcast Announces Expansion of Internet Essentials in Chicago

Comcast Corporation and Chicago Public Library (CPL) at the Austin Library Branch announced the largest ever expansion of Internet Essentials in the City of Chicago. Comcast will significantly expand eligibility… Read more »

Castro Provides In-State College Tuition Rates to all Military Personnel

Castro Provides In-State College Tuition Rates to all Military Personnel

A new law sponsored by State Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) will provide in-state tuition rates to all active duty military and all individuals receiving benefits from the Department of Veterans… Read more »

Back to School, Back to Work – But First Get a Permit

Back to School, Back to Work – But First Get a Permit

School either has or is about to start for Illinois students. Lots of those young people will do more than homework. They’ll get a job. And if you’re under 16… Read more »

Dove Dermatologist Weighs in on the latest Body Foundation Trend

Dove Dermatologist Weighs in on the latest Body Foundation Trend

By: Dove Dermatologist and Beauty Expert Dr. Alicia Barba Properly Prep Your Skin: Before applying any form of make-up make sure your skin is properly prepped -i.e. removing any dead… Read more »

Oak Street Health, Advocate Health Care Unveils New Primary Care Center in Elgin

Oak Street Health, Advocate Health Care Unveils New Primary Care Center in Elgin

Oak Street Health and Advocate Health Care have joined forces to bring an innovative model of value-based primary care to Medicare-eligible adults in Chicago’s Northwest suburbs. The new primary care… Read more »