Citing his legislative support for parks and recreation programs, the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) has named State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) as their Legislator of the Year.
More than 50 women elected officials and community leaders from across the Third District are endorsing Congressman Dan Lipinski in his campaign for reelection, citing his work to address major issues and bring resources into their communities, as well as his work on bills for equal pay for women, protections from discrimination and harassment in the workplace, and other guarantees for equal treatment.
Cook County, the City of Chicago and State of Illinois governments as well as representatives from sister agencies gathered on Friday, January 31 at Harold Washington College to learn and discuss how government can advance racial equity at a Regional Equity Partnership Convening.
The Cook County Department of Budget & Management Services (DBMS) on Thursday announced the online release of the Cook County 2020 Annual Appropriation Bill detailing funding and staffing levels for each department as well as an updated interactive website with historic budget information and detailed budget information.
Members of the Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform heard feedback from witnesses on rules for state officials and employees in an effort to determine best practices and close any possible loopholes.
As investigations into government corruption cases continue to play out in the headlines, passing commonsense legislation, including several measures unveiled last fall by Republican lawmakers, must be a top priority of lawmakers this spring.