Today is September 02, 2014

News Items of Municipal Interest for August 29, 2014
Published from Resources on Friday August 29, 2014
Learn what's happening throughout the state and country by checking out todays complation of news items that may be of interest to Illinois municipalities. Today's items include stories on the two-story outhouse in Gays, Illinois; more medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers; a possible new wind farm in Livingston County; and so much more. Stay tuned throughout the day for further updates. More

Governor Quinn Signs IML's LGDF Prompt Payment Bill Into Law
Published from Resources on Wednesday August 27, 2014
In a tremendous win for cities and counties, a long fought for IML initiative was signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn on August 26 as P.A. 98-1052. More

Reuters: Union Group Seeks Quick Ruling on Illinois Pension Reform Lawsuit
Published from Pension Policy on Friday August 22, 2014
A group representing public employee unions is attempting to use a court decision involiving the elimination of subsidized health insurance to expedite a ruling on the constitutionality of reducing pension benefits for existing employees. The "We are One Coalition" has filed a motion in Sangamon County to ask for the expedited ruling. More

2015 Illinois Election Publications
Published from Resources on Thursday August 14, 2014
The Illinois Board of Elections has published three important documents for the 2015 elections that local officials should review. More

IML Legal Brief: Recent High Court Decisions in Plain English
Published from Resources on Wednesday August 20, 2014
Over a one-month period (June 9, 2014 to July 3, 2014), Illinois and United States Supreme Courts issued six opinions of interest that are relevant to Illinois municipalities. This article summarizes, in plain English, the four opinions that are of most importance. More

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