The Suburban O’Hare Commission (SOC) recently presented the results of a study, conducted by JDA Aviation Technology Solutions, seeking technical recommendations on how to reduce noise pollution coming from O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in response to concerns from surrounding residents and businesses.
The City of Aurora Finance Committee recently met to consider an agreement between the City of Aurora, the Aurora Public Library and Support Companies, LLC, in which Support Companies would purchase and revamp the old library building at 1 E. Benton St. in downtown Aurora.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently issued a statement announcing his decision to amend an emergency rule he handed down earlier in the year that lowered the income threshold for Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) eligibility.
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) said recently that she will introduce a House version of a bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) that would prohibit foreign nationals who have not been fully vetted by U.S. intelligence agencies from purchasing firearms by eliminating a loophole in the Visa Waiver Program.
Following calls for change by U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Dist. 11) and other members of the New Democrat Coalition Financial Services Task Force, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new rules recently to boost transparency for investors who use alternative trading systems (ATS), also known as "dark pool trading."
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) introduced the Seniors and Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act on Tuesday to help senior citizens, military veterans and other Social Security benefit recipients financially through a one-time increase in benefits to help blunt the recent decision not to effect a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries in 2016.