The city of Joliet recently issued a reminder that residents cannot, per city ordinance, move leaves from their yards onto sidewalks, parkways or streets, as it prevents street sweepers from clearing roadways.
Will County Board member Darren Bennefield has been moved by the way the people and agencies of Plainfield have come together to make the best of a bad situation, he told the Will County Gazette recently.
Senator Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) opposed a bill extending the lifespan of a long running tax increment financing (TIF) ordinance for a redevelopment project for an area of the Village of Pearl City.
Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) criticized the recent partisan vote in the Illinois Senate to advance a budget that would increase revenue through higher taxes without the spending reform measures that Republicans have been demanding.
The Illinois Republican Party is urging residents of House Districts 46, 56 and 84 to call their representatives and voice their opposition to a budget based on tax hikes passed by Senate Democrats on Tuesday.