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Dr. Polyak Explains to the Leyden SD 212 Educational Community E-Learning Beginning on Monday, April 6th , Noting That It Is “Unlikely” That The Students Will Return To The Buildings This Academic Year


Dr. Nick Polyak updates the Leyden Educational Community regarding what the future of education looks like for the remainder of this academic year at Leyden High School District 212 in a You Tube Presentation issued on Thursday, April 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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Consider Voting “No” on Any Referendum The First Time It Is On The Ballot Whether It Is For A Municipality, Fire District, Park District, School District Or Other Government Initiative


A “NO” VOTE ON  A REFERENDUM MAYBE  A “YES” VOTE FOR THE MUNICIPALITY, PARK DISTRICT, FIRE DISTRICT,  SCHOOLS OR OTHER GOVERNMENTAL BODIES Here’s why: Voting NO returns the question to the Elected Governing  Board for reconsideration and much needed revision. … Continue reading

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Referendum Campaigns Can Be Savagely Divisive, Even At a State Level in a School Board Referendum


The referendum, as an instrument of political decision-making, has been the source of much consternation in 2016. First, June saw an unexpected British vote to leave the European Union (EU). Then, in October, Colombians shocked the world as the narrowest … Continue reading

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Illinois Home Values down 21% and Property Taxes Up 7 % Since 2007


Illinois homeowners still have yet to recover much of the home value they lost after the housing market crash. But that hasn’t stopped those homeowners’ property tax bills from climbing. Average home prices in Illinois are still 21% lower today … Continue reading

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Chicago Attempts to Legislate Wages and Benefits in Private Companies


CAN ANYONE TELL ME WHY WE AS A CITY TRY TO FORCE CHANGES IN WORK WAGES AND BENEFITS IN PRIVATE COMPANIES AS THE CITY OF CHICAGO SCREWS THEIR CURRENT EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE….JUST AS THE DEDICATION AND … Continue reading

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Cook County judge rules Illinois lawmakers cannot reject their own pay raises


State lawmakers were wrong to freeze their own pay between 2009 and 2016, said a Cook County judge who ruled in favor of two former state senators who want their back pay. On July 2, Cook County Circuit Judge Franklin … Continue reading

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When Is The Superintendent’s Trial ?


Former Lincoln-Way High School District 210 Superintendent Lawrence Wyllie, whose federal fraud trial was postponed last fall and has yet to be rescheduled, draws more than $900 daily in pension income as he awaits his day in court. The 81-year-old … Continue reading

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The Cost Of Even Parking In Illinois Is Going Up As Well As A New Government Tax Scheme on Purchases—-Car Dealers and Purchasers Will Feel Tax Pain


Did you know pursuant to a bill passed on the last day of the legislative session, the first $10,000 of trade-in value will go untaxed. After that, every dollar of trade-in value would be applied to the purchase price of … Continue reading

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Governor to Clear 800,000 Criminal Pot Convictions


POT RECORDS WILL BE CLEARED: For decades, getting caught with a small amount of marijuana could put Illinois residents in jail for up to six months and perhaps worse. Gov. Pritzker’s signature on a law legalizing recreational weed includes a … Continue reading

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Illinois Will See An Expansion Of Sales Tax on 1/1/2020


Illinoisans will pay higher sales taxes on online purchases starting next year. On Jan. 1, 2020, an expansion of the state’s sales tax will take effect, which will require online marketplaces that facilitate sales between third-party users, such as Etsy and eBay, … Continue reading

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