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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3 Governor J.B. Pritzker released guidelines that will allow businesses to reopen under Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan, expected to begin May 29, 2020 in the wake of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance Developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and…

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open-air seating beginning May 29 Restaurants and bars will be permitted beginning May 29 to provide open-air seating to customers as long as tables are at least six feet apart. The idea has been circulating among legislators who have been working to find ways to ease the burden that…

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Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem

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Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem

Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem Did the Pekau administration on Thursday edit the audio files of Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau bullying Trustee Dan Calandriello in order to prevent taxpayers from hearing his vicious and personal attacks against another elected official? Pekau was angry because I published an opinion column that quoted his remarks…

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Pekau continues his vicious personal attacks against Trustee Calandriello

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Pekau continues his vicious personal attacks against Trustee Calandriello

Opinion: Pekau continues his vicious personal attacks against Trustee Calandriello Village President Keith Pekau continued his personal attacks Wednesday against Trustee Dan Calandriello who attempted to introduce board action to discuss possible short-term support for local businesses in Orland Park. Those businesses are suffering because of the difficulties caused by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. By…

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Opinion: Orland Mayor bullies Trustee who asked village to help struggling local businesses

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Opinion: Orland Mayor bullies Trustee who asked village to help struggling local businesses

Opinion: Orland Mayor bullies Trustee who asked village to help struggling local businesses Once again, Keith Pekau demonstrated why he should not be the mayor of Orland Park. He has no class, is a political bully, and loves to attack anyone with whom he disagrees. On top of that, he doesn’t know how to run…

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses Unemployment Rate Dropped to New Historic Low in February, While State Sees Significant Increase in Unemployment Claims in March While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the…

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