Democratic state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-Glenview) is spearheading a drive to curb sexual harassment in the workplace with the proposed creation of the Private Sector Workplace Anti-Harassment Task Force.
Taxpayers in Maine Township finally got the break that some trustees have been fighting for when the Board voted at a special meeting Wednesday night to approve a 100 percent abatement in the levy of the General Assistance Fund (GA) and 10 percent of the Town Fund (TF).
Rabbi Mark Kalish, state Representative for parts of Morton Grove, Niles, Lincolnwood and Skokie, has not returned calls for comment on the legislation to legalize third-trimester abortions and repeal parental notification laws.
After failing to get traction on a proposal to make the Chicago Public Schools Board elected rather than appointed, Rep. Robert Martwick introduced a similar bill affecting the Chicago Community College Board.
A proposal by Rep. Robert Martwick (R-Chicago) that would let police officers count up to five years of work performed outside of Illinois toward their state pensions reached the Personnel & Pensions Committee on Jan. 29.