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Republicans urge Senate to stand up to Chuck Schumer

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Republicans urge Senate to stand up to Chuck Schumer

Republicans urge Senate to stand up to Chuck Schumer Republicans Must Oppose Schumer’s Blank Check Bill that Would Crush Individual Liberty & Freedom Fairfax, Va. – Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning issued the following statement today in reaction to an attempt by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to pass a massive spending bill…

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Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse

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Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse

Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse Race, politics and a lack of justice is making the impact of the coronavirus pandemic worse on Americans. Many politicians at the Federal and State level are instead helping targeted constituencies rather than addressing the wider problem in Illinois, Cook County and Chicago. They are creating a race…

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React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting

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React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting

React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting By Ray Hanania A special Chicago City Council meeting was held on Friday (July 2, 2021) to address the rising gun violence and record deaths taking place in Chicago. Many Aldermen have criticized Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for failing to do her job. Lightfoot has responded…

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Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations

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Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations

Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on Monday posted her most recent local government debt report, which this year includes a unique way to measure those growing obligations. The Treasurer attributed debt to properties, rather than per person, to more accurately reflect the burdens placed on those who…

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.  “Substandard…

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Post Office rate hikes made after slow service and delays

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Post Office rate hikes made after slow service and delays

Post Office rate hikes made after slow service and delays With Commitment to Affordability and Financial Sustainability, U.S. Postal Service Proceeds with Request for Postal Rate Change Pricing actions part of balanced approach under “Delivering for America,” the Postal Service’s 10-year plan for achieving financial sustainability and service excellence Following rate changes, USPS prices to…

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Online forum hosted by Arab American Chamber of Commerce honors Tabares and Pappas

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Online forum hosted by Arab American Chamber of Commerce honors Tabares and Pappas

Online forum hosted by Arab American Chamber of Commerce honors Tabares and Pappas #AmericanArabChamberofCommerce forum May 27, 2021 with Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas program to help Arab businesses; 23rd Ald Silvana Tabares, AACC Pres Hassan Nijem, House of #Hookah owner #RayidKhalil on saving 300 Arab American jobs. Click here to watch the video. The…

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Palos Township swears in new board

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Palos Township swears in new board

Palos Township swears in new board The Palos Township board swore in new members on Monday May 17, 2021, in a move to turn away from controversy and the ineffective and disruptive protestors who stymied much of the board’s efforts to support the community. The newly sworn-in officials included: Colleen Grant Schumann, Supervisor / Chairman…

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Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

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Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison

Arab American Hassan Nijem named by Maria Pappas as Deputy Treasurer community liaison Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas presents her new informational brochure in Arabic with community leaders on Sunday morning May 16 at Nikos Banquets. In expanding her ethnic and heritage reach out to the community, Pappas also named Nijem to serve as an Arab American…

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Census shows Americans fleeing from the East to the Western states

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Census shows Americans fleeing from the East to the Western states

Census shows Americans fleeing from the East to the Western states The US Census shows populations fleeing from mostly Eastern states overwhelmed with crime, tax funded welfare programs encouraging many to remain home rather than work, and high levels of taxation that include burdening senior citizens. Originally published in the Southwest News Newspaper Group May…

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Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview

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Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview

Pappas hosts tax forum Sunday in Bridgeview Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas joins the Arab American Democratic Club (AADCIL.org) Samir Khalil and Sonia Khalil, and the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACCUSA.org) Hassan Nijem on Sunday May 16 10 AM to 1 PM at Nikko’s Banquet Hall at 7600 S. Harlem Avenue. Pappas will unveil…

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Wolves rocket to victory against Grand Rapids Griffins

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Wolves rocket to victory against Grand Rapids Griffins

Wolves rocket to victory against Grand Rapids Griffins Richard and Novak score two goals apiece in Chicago’s 5-1 win Anthony Richard and Tommy Novak scored two goals apiece as the Chicago Wolves sprinted to an early lead and rolled to a 5-1 victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins on Monday night at Van Andel Arena….

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