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Marijuana sales exceed $10 million during first week in Illinois

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Marijuana sales exceed $10 million during first week in Illinois

Marijuana sales exceed $10 million during first week in Illinois Pritzker Administration Announces Sales Figures for First Weekend of Adult-Use Cannabis, Applicant Totals for Dispensary Licenses. State’s new adult-use cannabis industry generated over $10 million in sales in first days; Preliminary estimates show that of 700 total applicants for May 1 dispensary licenses, more than 600…

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Milwaukee County announces reforms in the Register of Deeds Office

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Milwaukee County announces reforms in the Register of Deeds Office

Milwaukee County announces reforms in the Register of Deeds Office Milwaukee County Register of Deeds office expects annual cost savings of $150,000 Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and the Milwaukee County Register of Deeds (ROD) Israel Ramón today announced major reforms in 2020, which include changing providers for credit card services, updating record storage and…

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students The governor’s directive will also provide state financial aid to transgender students. Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid provides qualifying students an opportunity to apply for MAP Grants For the first time in Illinois, eligible undocumented students and transgender students who are disqualified from federal financial…

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Commissioner Sean Morrison opposes new 2020 budget for Cook County

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Commissioner Sean Morrison opposes new 2020 budget for Cook County

Commissioner Sean Morrison opposes new 2020 budget for Cook County The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted on Friday (Nov. 22, 2019) to approve the FY2020 Cook County Budget presented by President Toni Preckwinkle on a vote of 15-1. The lone vote of opposition was cast by Commissioner Sean Morrison from the suburban 17th District….

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Teamsters back Lightfoot tax on Lyft and Uber

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Teamsters back Lightfoot tax on Lyft and Uber

Teamsters Local 727 Supports Mayor Lightfoot’s Congestion Tax on Uber, Lyft Rides Teamsters Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. today announced the union’s support of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s plan to apply a new congestion tax to ride-hailing companies, including Uber and Lyft. According to a recent press release from the Mayor’s Office, Mayor Lightfoot’s plan seeks to…

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Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need

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Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need

Presidential candidates have no idea what Americans need Few of the Democrats hoping to become President really know what the real issues are that face voters. During their recent debate, they spent more time arguing over generic media-driven issues than not he issues that voters really care about. Here are some of the issues the…

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