The mystery over the Invest in Dolton program deepens with the village’s acknowledgment that it has no records of who bought property under the 2-year-old program to refurbish vacant homes in the economically distressed village.
Newly appointed Illinois state Sen. Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has been officially installed in the 40th District, where he will serve out the remaining 14 months of departing incumbent lawmaker Toi Hutchinson's (D-Olympia Fields) term.
The Village of Dolton is in violation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for not responding to a request from South Cook News for information about its 2-year-old Invest in Dolton program. The village has been warned that legal action is imminent to force it to comply with the law.
Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) has been installed as the new state senator in the 40th District, setting him up to serve out the remaining 14 months of departing incumbent lawmaker Toi Hutchinson's (D-Olympia Fields) term.