Co-Chairs State Senator Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and State Representative Greg Harris have called the first hearing of the New Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform for Monday, December 23 at 10 a.m. in Room 16-503 of the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.
At the Dec. 17 Village Board meeting, Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Company presented the Village of Tinley Park with a $1,000 grant which the Tinley Park Fire Department will use to purchase safety equipment, including monitoring devices for combustible gases and toxic atmospheres.
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-03) highlighted numerous priorities of Illinois’ Third Congressional District and other communities across the country in H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158, two “minibus” packages of the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations bills that passed the House on Tuesday.
Minority owned business will be required to be included in statewide construction projects under a proposal sponsored by Senator Napoleon Harris, III. (D-Harvey) was signed into law by Gov. JB Pritzker Tuesday.
Ten years after becoming the first-ever recipient of the Park Forest Business Person of the Year Award, Janet Fiorenzo is now the first ever two-time recipient of the award. Fiorenzo was officially recognized as the 2019 Sam Montella Park Forest Business Person of the Year Monday night at Village Hall.
U.S. Representatives Dan Lipinski (IL-3), Mike Gallagher (WI-8), Cindy Axne (IA-3), and Abigail Spanberger (VA-7) this week called on House and Senate leadership to bring up legislation that would put an end to the expensive surprise medical bills patients receive when they are unable to select a healthcare provider and receive out of network care.