Latest welcoming community ordinance part of larger push

Supporters say latest welcoming community ordinance part of larger push By Benjamin Yount | Illinois News Network Dec 7, 2017 Shutterstock photo ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK Supporters of the latest welcoming community ordinance in Illinois say the push is not about creating a sanctuary city, but they hope for something more than a simple change in …

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Illinois county aims to wean pensions from newly-elected officials

Illinois county aims to wean pensions from newly-elected officials By Cole Lauterbach | Illinois News Network The old McHenry County courthouse and jail in Woodstock, Illinois. (Carldaniel | Wikimedia via Creative Commons) ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK A northern Illinois county is doing what it can to get out from under the public pension system officials say has …

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Will County Board member criticizes ‘sanctuary state’ legislation

Will County Board member criticizes ‘sanctuary state’ legislation by Angela Underwood | The Will County Gazette A Will County Board member said in light of the recent acquittal of an immigrant in the country illegally, Gov. Bruce Rauner making Illinois a “sanctuary state” is wrong. In response to the recent acquittal of murder charges of Jose Ines …

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