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Yearly Archives: 2019

Tax Reform Bill SB 1379 Passes Illinois Senate in Bi-Partisan Vote

Tax Reform Bill SB 1379 Passes Illinois Senate in Bi-Partisan Vote

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced that SB 1379, the Data Modernization Bill, led by Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-40), passed the Illinois Senate in a bi-partisan vote of 36-16-1. The… Read more »

IRS Dispels Myths About Tax Refunds

IRS Dispels Myths About Tax Refunds

As the April tax-filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service understands that taxpayers are anxious to get details about their tax refunds. This has led to a number of common… Read more »

Sandoval Voices Opposition to Citizenship Question on U.S. Census

Sandoval Voices Opposition to Citizenship Question on U.S. Census

State Senator Martin A. Sandoval (D-Chicago) commended Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s decision Monday to file a brief on behalf of the state of Illinois opposing a citizenship question on… Read more »

Mayor-Elect Lightfoot Announces Transition Team Co-Chairs

Mayor-Elect Lightfoot Announces Transition Team Co-Chairs

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot announced on Wednesday via her website, her leadership transition team including transition co-chairs Chicago United President and CEO Gloria Castillo; NanoGraf Corporation CEO Samir Mayekar;  Field Foundation… Read more »

Community Savings Bank Employee Retires After Over 40 Years of Service

Community Savings Bank Employee Retires After Over 40 Years of Service

Debbie Wieczorek retired from Community Savings Bank on April 1st. She was one of many long-serving employees at the bank. Wieczorek started working at Community part-time while a student at… Read more »

Bolivia Persecutes Venezuelan Refugees

Bolivia Persecutes Venezuelan Refugees

By Daniel Nardini It is the largest refugee crisis in the Americas. Three million Venezuelans, or roughly ten percent of Venezuela’s population, have fled the country. Most of these refugees… Read more »

TRP Y NPNA Prometen Derribar el “Segundo Muro’

TRP Y NPNA Prometen Derribar el “Segundo Muro’

The Resurrection Project (TRP) y National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) condenan fuertemente la decisión de la administración Trump para dar un paso más hacia la finalización de una regulación… Read more »

Lincoln Park Zoo, el Shedd Aquarium y Brookfield Zoo anuncian Eventos Familiares en Pro del Ambiente

Lincoln Park Zoo, el Shedd Aquarium y Brookfield Zoo anuncian Eventos Familiares en Pro del Ambiente

Las familias de Chicago pueden salir a la naturaleza y mejorar la salud de nuestro planeta durante Party for the Planet® Spring into Action, serie de celebración y días de… Read more »

Organizaciones Base Exigen Detener los Votos de TIF para Lincoln Yards y 78

Organizaciones Base Exigen Detener los Votos de TIF para Lincoln Yards y 78

Por: Ashmar Mandou El miércoles, el Concilio de la Ciudad aprobó un acuerdo de financiamiento de incremento de impuestos para el desarrollo de The 78 en el South Loop, por… Read more »

Nueva Propuesta Atendería las Lagunas en las Licencias de Armas

Nueva Propuesta Atendería las Lagunas en las Licencias de Armas

By: Ashmar Mandou Por Ashmar Mandou El Comité de Acctión en Prevención de Violencia de Armas y la Coalición de Prevención de Violencia de Armas de Illinois, junto con el… Read more »