Posts Tagged “State of Illinois”

DCFS launches program on domestic violence in Winnebago and Lake counties

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DCFS launches program on domestic violence in Winnebago and Lake counties

DCFS launches program on domestic violence in Winnebago and Lake counties Illinois DCFS kicks off The Domestic Violence Co-Location Program in Lake and Winnebago counties in partnership with the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare Today the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) joined forces with domestic violence agencies and…

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Hurley measure to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence sent to governor

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Hurley measure to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence sent to governor

Hurley measure to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence sent to governor In an effort to expand protections for survivors of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, passed legislation to ensure timely enforcement of emergency no contact orders. “Currently, it is a possibility that emergency no contact orders issued…

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State cautions residents about Blue-Green Algae threat in lakes

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State cautions residents about Blue-Green Algae threat in lakes

State cautions residents about Blue-Green Algae threat in lakes Illinois Officials Caution Residents Recreating in Illinois Lakes or Rivers to be Aware of Blue-Green Algae As temperatures begin to rise, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Public Health are reminding residents to be cautious if they are planning activities on Illinois lakes and…

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Speaker Madigan applauds adoption of bipartisan balanced budget

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Speaker Madigan applauds adoption of bipartisan balanced budget

Speaker Madigan applauds adoption of bipartisan balanced budget Legislative report: The Illinois General Assembly approved a bi-partisan budget on Saturday that Speaker Michael J. Madigan predicted will off-set much of the state’s outstanding deficits and shortfalls “Two years ago at this time, Illinois stood on the edge of a cliff. Billions of dollars in debt…

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Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes

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Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes

Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and leaders of the Illinois Democratic Party including Assistant Majority Leader Kelly Burke denounce  President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken Campus Harassment Rules for university and college students House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and members of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus are calling…

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Munger named interim DCEO director

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Munger named interim DCEO director

Munger named interim DCEO director Takes business development role as McCarthy leaves for private sector Gov. Bruce Rauner today said that Deputy Gov. Leslie Munger would be taking on the new role of acting director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). She replaces Director Sean McCarthy, who has accepted a position…

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