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Lockport City Council: Officials get first look at tax levy proposal

by Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, City, Local Government

The Lockport Committee of the Whole was presented with the proposed city tax levy for 2019 at its Nov. 7 meeting.

Finance Director Lisa Heglund reported that the City is planning to issue a levy of $6.5 million, up...

Election 2018: Curran holds off challenger Fitzgerald in State Senate District 41 race

by Thomas Czaja, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

Incumbent State Senator John Curran has retained his seat for State Senator District 41, topping Bridget Fitzgerald in the Tuesday, Nov. 6, General Election.

Curran, a Republican, received a...

UPDATE: Election 2018: Durkin retains D82 State House seat against Tom Chlystek

by Jacquelyn Schlabach, Assistant Editor News, Local Government

Incumbent Republican Jim Durkin retained his seat in the Illinois House of Representatives for the 82nd District defeating Democrat Tom Chlystek in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 General Election.

Durkin earned 28,739 votes across suburban Cook, Will...