Tag Archives: Roy McCampbell

Can Illinois Governor Rauner Be Re-Elected ?


Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner lost an unprecedented battle with the “Springfield insiders” he once campaigned to dethrone when lawmakers approved a budget deal and $5 billion tax hike over his objections, and without the pro-business reforms the Republican promised for … Continue reading

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Local School Districts Have To Now Pay Some Additional Teacher Pension Costs


In conjunction with this week’s passage of a state budget for fiscal year 2018, the Illinois General Assembly approved a new law that significantly changes the Illinois Pension Code by creating an optional “Tier III” benefit structure and changing the … Continue reading

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Leyden and Norwood Park Townships Need To Seriously Consider School District Consolidation 


One of the maddening aspects of the state’s ongoing financial crisis is that some obvious long-term solutions are rarely considered. One solution to the massive tax collections by state and local government is to reduce the number of local governments. … Continue reading

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Today is the Day !!!


  The minimum wage increase in Cook County starts today, July 1st It’s going up to $10 an hour and will increase by a dollar every year to get to $13 an hour by 2020. There are at least 50 … Continue reading

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Triton College Foundation Golf Outing 2012


Were you part of the 2011 event? If not, you missed a terrific day of golf and the chance to invest in education through the Triton College Foundation. Mark your calendar now for the June 20, 2012 Triton Foundation Golf … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual World Autism Day—Monday, April 2, 2012/April is Autism Awareness Month


The fifth annual World Autism Awareness Day is just 20 days away on Monday, April 2, 2012! Please tell us how you are going to celebrate by posting to our wall. We look forward to celebrating the day and Autism Awareness … Continue reading

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Konica Minolta and Jo Ride Bicycles Held a Special Holiday Gathering on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at the Keshet International Center to Promote Friendship and Good Will, Which my Children, RJ and Brody attended.


My children, RJ and Brody were recently invited with my wife, Mary Jane and I, by the Illinois Autism Society to the Konica Minolta and Jo Ride Bicycles Special Holiday Gathering  to promote Friendship and Good Will.   The brunch was … Continue reading

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Triton College Foundation is Honoring Key Supporters at the President’s Reception on November 2


The Triton College Foundation will honor Geoffrey Obrzut, president and CEO of the Illinois Community College Board; Thomas Olson, executive director of marketing of Triton College; and Dr. Kathryn Robbins, superintendent of Leyden High School District 212, at the 19th … Continue reading

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