**From the Windy City Times** Trans military item to be heard Feb. 19 2019-02-09 A public hearing involving a resolution about President Trump’s anti-transgender military ban is slated to go before the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at 118 N. Clark St. Recently elected—and openly gay—Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison
FIA celebrates Indian Republic Day & 10th anniversary The Federation of Indian Associations of Chicago hosted a grand celebration of Indian Republic Day on January 26 at Waterford Banquet in Elmhurst, a south side suburb of Chicago, bringing gratitude and cheer on this somber occasion. It was also a great kickoff event for the 10th
Hundreds of people at a mobile home park near Des Plaines, an unincorporated part of Cook County, said they haven’t had water for a week. The area is dealing with a water crisis, due in part, to last week’s polar vortex. The area gets water from a well, which froze during the recent cold snap.
On the heels of Cook County raising age to purchase tobacco to 21, Springfield legislators are looking to also pass a similar law statewide. We congratulate fellow Cook County Commissioners Scott Britton and Larry Suffredin on sponsoring this important legislation. Please check out more on this in the Journal & Topics article.
Due to the extreme weather the following entities have adjusted hours and operations. Check websites for more information before heading out. Pace — All ADA Paratransit Subscription Trips for Tues., Jan. 29 through Thurs., Jan. 31 have been canceled. Please be advised that the National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook, a Winter Weather
The formation of a Committee on Addressing Bias, Equity, and Cultural Competency has been covered by a local LGBTQ publication, Windy City Times. http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Morrison-announces-bias-committee-ordinance/65277.html Read our press release HERE.
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