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Yearly Archives: 2019

Prepare for a Career with the Illinois State Police

Prepare for a Career with the Illinois State Police

Students and community members interested in learning how Triton College can give them a leg up in becoming an Illinois State Police (ISP) trooper. Starting in 2020, prospective ISP applicants… Read more »

Roosevelt Undergraduate from Pilsen Receives 2019 Illinois Student Laureate Honor

Roosevelt Undergraduate from Pilsen Receives 2019 Illinois Student Laureate Honor

Janessa Garcia is a strong academic achiever who credits family, including grandparents from Mexico, with providing encouragement to not only go to college, but to work toward a PhD. An… Read more »

Nevermore Park Announces Extension Through Holidays, Free Days for CPS School Groups

Nevermore Park Announces Extension Through Holidays, Free Days for CPS School Groups

Due to popular demand, Nevermore Park is extending its run date from Sunday, December 1, 2019 to Sunday, December 29, 2019. This is to ensure as many people as possible… Read more »

Loyola University Chicago Law Faculty Research Inspires Federal Legislation

Loyola University Chicago Law Faculty Research Inspires Federal Legislation

Ground breaking, bipartisan federal legislation developed from research by Loyola University Chicago alumnus Paul Kantwill (BA ’83, JD ’86), a distinguished professor in residence at Loyola’s School of Law, was… Read more »

Defending DACA

Defending DACA

By: Ashmar Mandou On Tuesday the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the legality of the Trump administration’s termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The outcome of… Read more »

City Unveils Minimum Wage Plan, Hope for Tipped Workers

City Unveils Minimum Wage Plan, Hope for Tipped Workers

By: Ashmar Mandou Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot on Wednesday introduced a plan to raise the minimum wage in Chicago to $15 per hour by 2021. This ordinance, aims to increase… Read more »

Pritzker Administration Opens Bidding for $230 Million Investment in Quincy Veterans’ Home

Pritzker Administration Opens Bidding for $230 Million Investment in Quincy Veterans’ Home

Following a $230 million investment in the Illinois Veterans’ Home through the historic bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital plan, the Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB) has issued a request for proposals… Read more »

Google Opens Second Chicago Office

Google Opens Second Chicago Office

Earlier this month, Google unveiled its second office in Chicago and announced plans for the space to serve as a hub for its growing Cloud team in the region. What… Read more »

Cook County Assessor Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit Order from the court acknowledges significant reforms by Kaegi administration

Cook County Assessor Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit Order from the court acknowledges significant reforms by Kaegi administration

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced the dismissal of a 2017 lawsuit brought against the Cook County Assessor’s Office, prior to his administration, which alleged “discriminatory, and not uniform, practices.”… Read more »

UWF Aldermen Announce Series of Budget Town Halls on Revenue, Spending Proposals

UWF Aldermen Announce Series of Budget Town Halls on Revenue, Spending Proposals

With City Council fast approaching a series of debates and votes on the 2020 Chicago budget, eight progressive aldermen associated with the political organization United Working Families announced their plans… Read more »