Posts Tagged “State of Illinois”

Illinois Census recognizes needs of Arab Americans

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Illinois Census recognizes needs of Arab Americans

Illinois Census recognizes needs of Arab Americans U.S. Census stresses importance of including Arab Americans and Muslims in the 2020 Census count during event at DuSable Museum of African American History on Wednesday. The Census has hired several Arab Americans to assist from Chicago and is receiving support from the influential American Arab Chamber of…

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Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

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Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

Public Health Officials Announce 461 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease The number of Coronavirus cases in Illinois has jumped to 461 and there have been 18 deaths recorded in the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 461 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois.  Eight new deaths are also being…

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IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

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IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online Illinois residents can complete the census online starting tomorrow March 12, 2020, at my2020census.gov. IDHS refuses to provide information, however, to Arab American organizations on how the state’s $20 million funding is being appropriated and which ethnic and racial groups are being prioritized or ignored…

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

Opinion: Are Census funds to improve count or politics? Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has allocated $20 million for the Census count in Illinois, monies additional to funds allocated by the U.S. Census. But how much of that money is going to count the most undercounted constituency in Illinois and Cook County, the Arab American community?…

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Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes

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Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes

Pappas joins officials urging more time for payment of delinquent property taxes Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas and other Chicago-area elected officials urged the State of Illinois to give people more time to pay delinquent Cook County property taxes. More than 58,000 property owners must pay $188 million before May 8 Tax Sale, Pappas said….

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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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