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Is Illinois’s Budget Real ? Or a Political Convenience ?


Illinois budget watchdog groups are skeptical over whether the $38.5 billion fiscal 2019 state budget that passed Thursday is truly “balanced” . Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle should restrain their self-praise about the budget plan given that it … Continue reading

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Let’s Face Reality About The Illinois General Assembly, They Perpetuate The Poor Governance Of Illinois


What is sad about this and all the rest of legislative work in Illinois is that the Dems can decide to pass a bill, the ERA, that will have no impact on equal rights because current laws and regulation mandate … Continue reading

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Consent is not enough: If You want a Sexual Partner, Look for Enthusiasm; OR You May Be Looking for an Attorney


As an attorney, I am getting this question asked in various formats more frequently in light of the current social dialogue and #metoo movement: Are you a man about to leap into bed with a woman, worried that you might … Continue reading

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We Should Learn From History


My fellow Americans and friends around the world: We do not fully understand how or why the ancient civilizations destroyed each other. Upon the testimony of the ancients, corroborated by history and modern discoveries we know that there was only … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Parents Are Watching The Progress of SB 2344


UPDATE as of May 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM:   Please show your support of SB 2344 in the Illinois House committee by going to this link and filing as a proponent: http://my.ilga.gov/WitnessSlip/Create/108859?committeeHearingId=16071&LegislationId=108859&LegislationDocumentId=138183 When the House Amendment 1 is discharged … Continue reading

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We Remember 48 Years Ago Today


48 years ago today – The Kent State shootings occurred at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. On Monday, May 4, 1970, anti-war protestors scheduled a rally for noon at the campus. University officials attempted to ban the gathering but proved … Continue reading

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Oppose HR 1025 Which Calls For A Progressive Income Tax in Illinois


  UPDATE:    Yesterday, state representatives moved Speaker Madigan’s progressive tax resolution to the House floor. Please submit a witness slip in opposition of HR 1025 which calls for a progressive income tax in Illinois. HR 1025 is the Bill … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 2344 Was Approved On April 26th and Now Moves on to the Illinois House; And the Beat Goes on For the Special Education Parents of Norridge SD 80


LASEC has forced Norridge School District 80 to seek a legislative solution for what should have been a collaborative discussion with LASEC. Therefore, SD 80 has had to pursuit an amendment to Illinois law to permit Norridge School District 80 … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Norridge SD 80 Parents Fight for Special Education Education at Enger———Status of SB 2344 Amend 1 Sponsored by Senator Mulroe


The Amendment to SB 2344 to guarantee access for Special Education Students for an education at Enger School is scheduled for Hearing, today, April 24, 2018, at 4 pm in front of the Illinois Senate Education Committee in 212 Capitol, … Continue reading

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Retaliatory Conduct By Area Superintendents Threatens SD 80 Special Education Students; Thank you Senator Mulroe for Caring


When the Norridge School District 80 Board of Education approved the withdrawl of SD 80 from Leyden Area Special Education CoOp upon the recommendation of the SD 80 administration, this initiated a process which is now also being contemplated by … Continue reading

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