The Leading Lawyers Network again has named attorney Ross Peters of the Law Offices of Ross J. Peters, Ltd., as an Illinois Leading Lawyer, the law firm said on Monday. Attorneys who are recommended often and approved by an advisory board are named as leading lawyers.
The Lombard Public Works Department will begin its annual spring fire hydrant flushing program on April 13, with Lombard Public Works Department crews planning to flush more than 2,700 hydrants over a six-week period. Each hydrant is inspected and operated during the flushing process.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said on Monday that the National Park Service is providing a $1.14 million grant to help preserve historical sites in Illinois. “Illinois is blessed to have so many areas rich with history,” Durbin said.
The Elk Grove Village Board adopted the village bike plan at its March 24th meeting after gathering public input and recommendations through the bike plan task force, consisting of representatives from Elk Grove Village, Elk Grove Park District and Friends of Cycling in Elk Grove.
Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) has chastised the Department of Education for circumventing funding rules to bolster the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) education assessments that test Common Core state standards in math and English language arts.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) is calling on U.S. Steel CEO Mario Longhi to collaboratively work with local labor leaders and the community to minimize the impact of U.S. Steel's recent decision to idle operations at Granite City Works, as well as to reopen the steel plant in the near future.
State Rep. Ron Sandack (R-Dist. 81) praised the Illinois House on Tuesday for coming together to pass House Bills 317 and 318. Sandack said the House worked in a bipartisan manner to close a $1.6 billion budget hole that Gov. Bruce Rauner inherited when he took office in January.
The city of West Chicago will give residents and business leaders an opportunity to learn more about the past year and what is being planned for the city during its State of the City Address on April 20.
U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) said on Monday that he is co-sponsoring the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015.H.R. 721 extends a tax credit of 50 cents for every dollar spent on track improvements, leveraging private-sector investment into Illinois and national infrastructure.
State Sen. Tom Cullerton (D-Dist. 23) is on a mission to raise awareness for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections (PANDAS). Cullerton recently introduced a measure to create an advisory council that would make recommendations to the Illinois Department of Public Health on awareness and education among doctors, school-based health centers and mental health providers.