Monthly Archives: January 2011

Revised Dates for Budget Hearings

Listed below are the newly revised hearing dates, times and locations for the budget hearings members should attend.  You will notice that the Markham and Maywood dates are swapped in this revised schedule.  If you are planning on attending, please send and email to Wednesday, February 9, 2011 6:30 PM Fourth District Courthouse 1500 South […]

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Three guys are in a green Honda parked in Super 8 Motel parking lot in East Hazel Crest. Officers approach the vehicle because it is blocking part of the lot. During a brief conversation with the driver, Michael Colyar, Officer Alcott shined his flashlight into the car and sees a rifle round in a plastic bag on the center […]

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Budget Battle Looms as Contract Talks Resume

Last week, on January 12, 2011, contract talks with the County resumed as promised by the new County Board President.  While talks resumed, it seems unlikely that a contract will be settled by the bargaining committee and ratified prior to the County Board balancing the budget as required by law (by 2/28/2011). President Toni Preckwinkle […]

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Help Gov. Quinn Repeal the Death Penalty

Sisters and Brothers: Far too many innocent people have wound up on death row in Illinois.  The General Assembly has passed a bill that would repeal the Death Penalty in Illinois.  But the bill sits on the Governor’s desk.  He is mulling over whether to make it the law in Illinois.  Here are his options: sign it […]

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