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CDC Warns Doctors to Look for Early Signs of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness


Don’t delay in getting your child to a doctor if they’re showing possible symptoms. And don’t allow the doctor to dismiss your concerns. Since 2014, three outbreaks of the rare polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis have occurred in this … Continue reading

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One More Thing On The Illinois Gas Tax Increase


The state’s new motor fuel tax of 38 cents a gallon will be tied to the Consumer Price Index effective July 2020. That means every March, the Illinois Department of Revenue will use federal inflation data from the previous 12 … Continue reading

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On 1/1/2020, Where Marijuana Can and Can’t Be Used


While marijuana consumption and possession will become legal for Illinois residents age 21 and older starting Jan. 1, consumption in public places will still be prohibited and employers can continue to set rules for their workplaces. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker … Continue reading

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Mayor Of Chicago Attempting to Impose the City Pension Obligations on State Of Illinois-wide Taxpayers for Bale-out


The outlines of how Mayor Lori Lightfoot would like Springfield to help her balance her new city budget are coming into focus, and it looks like she’ll be making a big, big ask. According to knowledgeable sources in Chicago and … Continue reading

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Gas Tax Increase to Anger Illinoisans This Summer


Expect the doubling of Illinois gas taxes to anger Illinoisans this summer. The state’s motor fuel tax on July 1 will increase to 38 cents per gallon from 19 cents currently. The state says the tax, which has not been … Continue reading

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Illinois: The Exodus


People are leaving Illinois in droves. Republicans blame the state’s high taxes and its unfunded pension liability, which tops $130 billion. Democrats believe it’s the state’s lack of investment in education and infrastructure.  One thing is certain: Illinois’ population has … Continue reading

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Inflated Costs Boost Costs to End Users as Trucking Companies are Hit Hard by Increased Taxes in Illinois


Drivers aren’t the only ones frustrated with the increase in the Illinois gas tax, trucking companies also fear this tax increase could cost them thousands.  Illinois lawmakers voted to increase the fuel tax, to pay for the $45 billion capital plan.That … Continue reading

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Is this something Rosemont should consider…..with the addition of Harley Davidson renting motorcycles in the Entertainment District…….Ready or not, here come 2,500 electric scooters as Chicago chooses 10 vendors.


Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration on Tuesday chose 10 companies to run a four-month, 2,500 electric scooter pilot and launched a quickie education plan to persuade Chicago residents and visitors to abide by the rules of the road. Bird, Bolt, gruv, … Continue reading

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Illinois Capital Projects Plan All About Pork Barrel Projects Such as Dog Parks and Pickleball Courts, Not About Collapsing Bridges and Road Potholes


Pickleball courts, dog parks and grants for an arts program led by House Speaker Michael Madigan’s wife are on a lengthy list of lawmakers’ pet projects paid for by a massive gambling expansion and tax hikes on smoking and parking. … Continue reading

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