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Illinois police authorities will be in “a tough spot” when the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal on Jan. 1.


Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program … Continue reading

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Illinois Pot Industry Buzzing With Union Drives—-Union Label on Weed


The marijuana industry is expected to generate thousands of high-wage jobs in Illinois over the next decade, and there’s a strong chance cannabis growers and sellers will be hiring union labor. Legislation (H.B. 1438) legalizing cannabis for recreational use Jan. … 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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Willis Tower SkyDeck ledge cracks under visitors’ feet


Visitors to the Willis Tower’s SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction’s protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces. — Read on http://www.cnn.com/2019/06/12/us/willis-tower-skydeck-cracks-trnd/index.html

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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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The Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise – Skyrocketing Real Estate Taxes-A Problem Becoming Rampant Across Illinois


TThe Real Reason Behind Bushwood’s Demise – Skyrocketing Real Estate Taxes-A Problem Becoming Rampant Across Illinois . Without serious efforts to rein in the appetite of government for real estate tax dollars the future will see a new wave of … Continue reading

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The Emotional Impact of being a Sibling to a Brother/Sister with a Disability – Pieces of Me


The Emotional Impact of being a Sibling to a Brother/Sister with a Disability – Pieces of Me — Read on piecesofme.org/2019/05/31/the-emotional-impact-of-being-a-sibling-to-a-brother-sister-with-a-disability/

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Six Reasons to Oppose the ‘Pritzker Tax’


Over the next nearly 17 months, Illinois Democrats will try to persuade voters to profoundly amend the Illinois Constitution. Call their proposal the “Pritzker Tax,” placed on the Nov. 3, 2020, ballot thanks to exclusively Democratic votes in the spring … Continue reading

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Illinois Extends It’s Role As The “Nanny State”


This is idiotic. A requirement for graduation? What if you are brilliant or an athlete and have been given a free ride? Okay, this is all my opinion. However, I suspect this is another case of the State of Illinois … Continue reading

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Turmoil in the Governance Of Western Illinois University


Increasing enrollment and retaining students are critical to the success of the City of Macomb and Western Illinois University; but now turmoil in the governance of Western Illinois University is rampant and the blame game persists without solutions. Signs seeking … Continue reading

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