Local craft breweries in Illinois have another round of success thanks to community support

Local craft breweries in Illinois have another round of success thanks to community support Illinois News Network Jul 15, 2017   Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Illinois residents are toasting the success of the craft brewery trend, which is thriving thanks to community support. Illinois has 181 craft breweries, the 11th most in the country …

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Will County nixes grant for rental inspections

Will County nixes grant for rental inspections Susan DeMar LaffertyContact ReporterDaily Southtown The idea of a Will County rental inspection program drew the ire of board member Steve Balich, R-Orland Park, who said it was “unconstitutional.” The county board’s Executive Committee Thursday pulled the item off a list of programs recommended for grant funding, and …

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Southern Illinois Congressman pushes HUD Secretary on Cairo housing ‘corruption’

Southern Illinois Congressman pushes HUD Secretary on Cairo housing ‘corruption’ By Benjamin Yount | Illinois News Network  Editor Steve Balich note: Will County Land Use wants to start a program using HUD money to upgrade rental property. According to HUD Census perspective over 51% of the apx 34, 000 rental units in unincorporated Will County …

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