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IMAGE Bertino-Tarrant: New Small Business Development Center opens in Joliet
Thursday, 02 July 2020
PLAINFIELD — To help businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through the process of applying for state and federal emergency assistance...

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IMAGE Martwick: Long-awaited casino will help shore up Chicago pension systems
Thursday, 02 July 2020
CHICAGO –State Senator Robert Martwick (D-Chicago) celebrated the new law enabling a Chicago casino, because millions in taxes collected from the...

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IMAGE Joyce announces more than $20,000 for Braceville Fire Protection District
Thursday, 02 July 2020
PARK FOREST – The Braceville Fire Protection District will receive more than $20,000 in state grants for new equipment, State Senator Patrick...

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IMAGE Sims: Illinois’ minimum wage increase to $10 is long overdue
Wednesday, 01 July 2020
CHICAGO—The minimum wage in Illinois increased to $10 on Wednesday because of a 2019 law co-sponsored by State Senator Elgie R. Sims Jr....

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IMAGE New anti-discrimination and harassment law takes effect
Wednesday, 01 July 2020
GRAYSLAKE — Private sector workers who experience sexual harassment and discrimination will have greater protections under the law thanks to a...

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