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Bertino-Tarrant to host coffee and conversation

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be hosting a coffee and conversation this month in Shorewood.

Treasurer online auction of unclaimed property

Collectible coins, paper money, watches and camera equipment are among the nearly 500 items worth approximately $32,000 to be auctioned online March 27-31. “For most people, it is difficult to believe that they might have overlooked an investment account or ...

Rep. Lipinski to host 'Senior Fair' in Romeoville

Rep. Dan Lipinski is coming to speak to constituents in Romeoville.

Benefit to be held for Jackie Traynere on March 24

The Bolingbrook Muslim community along with Congressman Bill Foster, will be hosting a benefit dinner for Jackie Traynere of Bolingbrook United.

State senator calls foul on ‘out-of-balance budget’

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) joined fellow chairs of senate committees at a recently to discuss that Governor Rauner’s agency directors have offered no new cuts to close out the $5 billion out-of-balance budget he proposed. “What’s frustrating is that ...

Directors unprepared to deal with Rauner’s $5 billion out-of-balance budget

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) joined fellow chairs of Senate Committees recently discuss that Governor Rauner’s agency directors have offered no new cuts to close out the $5 billion out-of-balance budget he proposed. “What’s frustrating is that we have a ...

Legislation to expand the Organ/Tissue Donor registry passes House

Secretary of State Jesse White’s legislation that would allow 16- and 17-year-olds to register for the state’s First Person Consent Organ/Tissue Donor Registry when they receive their driver’s license or identification card passed the Illinois House of Representatives today. House ...

Anti-violence programs become law

CHICAGO – New anti-violence programs focused around community trauma centers will aim to address the destructive effects of gun violence now that a bipartisan measure co-sponsored by State Sen. Pat McGuire has been signed into law. Anti-violence programs become law ...

Lipinski issues statement on Republican replacement for ACA

“On Monday, House Republicans released the text of bills that will partially repeal and partially replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). I have been working for the past seven years to fix the ACA and make sure that it works ...

The State of the Girls report shows increasing need for investment in Girls

According to The State of Girls 2017: Emerging Truths and Troubling Trends report, Illinois is ranked 26th among the United States regarding girls' well-being. Compiled and released by Girl Scouts of the USA's (GSUSA's) Girl Scout Research Institute, this third ...

Frerichs seeks clarity and commonsense to protect Medical Marijuana patients

SPRINGFIELD – President Donald Trump’s administration needs to plainly say if it intends to crack down on the medical marijuana industry in Illinois, State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said today. The administration’s comment of “greater enforcement” of laws that could close ...

Bolingbrook First party to host “The World in Bolingbrook” event to celebrate diversity

Bolingbrook First party to host “The World in Bolingbrook” event to celebrate diversity.

Walsh backs American made car requirement

State Rep. Larry Walsh Jr., D-Elwood, is demanding the state put American jobs first by backing a measure that would require Illinois to only purchase vehicles made in North America. “Taxpayers in my district are fed up with foreign businesses ...

Senator works to update Illinois’ criminal justice system

Illinois has not updated credit for incarceration laws since the 1960s. Illinois’ criminal justice system may soon receive a modernization from Senator Michael E. Hastings (D-Tinley Park). Hastings advanced Senate Bill 903 to increase the credit given to a defendant ...

Rep. Batinick seminar on identity theft

State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will host an Identity Theft Prevention Seminar on Tuesday, March 21, at the Troy Township Center from 10:00 A.M. to Noon. The community center is located at 25448 Seil Road in Shorewood. A liaison from ...

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