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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control from the American public Works Association. Illinois Tollway is one of only three agencies honored In recognition of its outstanding work during winter storms to keep customers safe and roads clear, the Illinois Tollway has received the 2021…

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax” When you have to label something as “Fair,” it usually means that it is lacking that quality. There is nothing “fair” about the Fair Tax. Have you ever known government to end a “temporary” tax, or return tax money that has been collected for special time-length projects like…

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Orland Township to House New Secretary of State Facility

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Orland Township to House New Secretary of State Facility

Orland Township to House New Secretary of State Facility Popular Secretary of State Driver services to remain in south suburbs in Orland Park Orland Township has reached an agreement with the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office to have a Driver’s Service facility in the Township building located at 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, according to…

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Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project

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Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project

Mile Long Bridge beam delivery continues in May on Central Tri-State (I-294) project Beam deliveries escorted by State Police will impact travel on I-90, I-290, I-355, I-80, I-57 and I-294 Transport and delivery of bridge beams will continue in May for the Illinois Tollway’s new northbound Mile Long Bridge on the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294)…

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors Chicago Alderman sponsored an ordinance in the City Council that reduces the costs of certain vehicle stickers for senior citizens. The ordinance was approved by the Chicago City Council and applies to vehicle stickers owned by seniors for trucks and large vans. Last year, Chicago Alderman…

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

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Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail

Pritzker joins Federal, State and Local Leaders to break ground on next phase of Springfield Rail Rebuild Illinois Invests $122 Million to Complete Springfield Rail Improvement Project Governor JB Pritzker was joined by federal, state and local leaders to announce the next phase of the Springfield Rail Improvements Project and break ground on the construction…

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Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices

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Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices

Illinois Tollway urges motorists not to use mobile devices More than 9.5 million vehicles expected on the Tollway system over Fourth of July holiday The Illinois Tollway encourages drivers to make safety a top priority this Fourth of July holiday by avoiding distracted driving and to remember that, effective July 1, the use of any…

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

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RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit”

RTA rolls out Summer Campaign, encourages riders to show “We Can All Agree on Transit” This summer the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) of northeastern Illinois is launching a unifying marketing campaign to focus on the benefits of riding transit. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra and Pace provide two million rides each weekday and riders…

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Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.”

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Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.”

Abele and Milwaukee County will make Bradford Beach “accessible.” County Executive Chris Abele Monday June 3, 2019 joined Milwaukee County Parks, The Ability Center and community advocates to unveil plans to make Bradford Beach accessible for people with disabilities. Ramp Up, which is targeting a $100,000 fundraising goal, will increase accessibility to the beach through…

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

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Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax

Teamsters Local 727 criticize Pritzker plan to impose 6% parking tax Pritzker’s Proposal for State Parking Tax in ‘Rebuild Illinois’ Plan Will Do Real Harm to Illinois Business Climate. Confiscatory parking tax targets City and unreasonably burdens Chicago workers and businesses The “Rebuild Illinois” capital plan recently released by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker proposed a 6%…

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Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned

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Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned

Overnight closures of Reagan Tollway (I-88) planned For South First Street Bridge work in DeKalb. Temporary, full closures planned for bridge beam placement as part of bridge replacement project Temporary, overnight lane closures are scheduled this week on the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) at South First Street in DeKalb for bridge replacement work. Weather permitting,…

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WalletHub releases study of the Best Airlines for 2019

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WalletHub releases study of the Best Airlines for 2019

WalletHub releases study of the Best Airlines for 2019 Traveling by plane costs an average of $363 per trip. And choosing the wrong airline has the potential to take even more from us. For instance, 10 animals died during air transportation in 2018, and four major U.S. airlines had at least one pet fatality. While…

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