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Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Autism As Well As Other Conditions


Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school.  “As we continue to reform state government so that … Continue reading

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COOK COUNTY HOME VALUES DOWN 31%, PROPERTY TAXES UP 22% SINCE 2007


Cook County homeowners have yet to recover much of the home value they lost after the 2007 housing market crash. But that hasn’t stopped county homeowners’ property tax bills from climbing. Average home prices in Cook County are 31% lower … Continue reading

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CEO of Goodwill Raked In Almost $730,000 in Salary While Paying Employees with Disabilities Pennies


Change.org petition zooms to a quarter of a million people protesting the “Greedwill” giant. — Read on http://www.diversityinc.com/ceo-of-goodwill-raked-in-almost-730-000-in-salary-while-paying-employees-with-disabilities-pennies/

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Pregnancy No Bar To Pot Smoking


PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING MORE POT: Marijuana use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the … Continue reading

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Principal Symptoms of ADHD in Children and Teenagers


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent mental health problems affecting children in the United States. It is widely discussed in popular mental health articles, and it seems that parents all think they know how to … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Moves Forward on Leaving LASEC


  http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/norridge/news/ct-nhh-kimberly-special-ed-tl-1011-story,amp.html

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Are Chicago Area School Superintendents Seeking To Protect Their “Turf” By Restricting Competition Without Considering the Best Interests of the Families and Students by Opposing HR 610 ?


Currently, throughout the Chicagoland area various persons purportedly speaking in behalf of school districts are panic peddling concerns by area Superintendents, regarding a US Congress House Bill (HR 610) that was introduced for consideration by the US House of Representatives … Continue reading

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Disabled teens suffering the mental health effects of bullying


New research shows the effect of bullying on disabled teenagers and suggests what schools can do to help. — Read on theconversation.com/disabled-teens-suffering-the-mental-health-effects-of-bullying-101186

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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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