15

Oct

2017

Executive Larry Walsh Renews Call For Will County Public Building Commission's Elimination

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Following the release of his proposed FY 2018 budget to the Will County Board, County Executive Larry Walsh again renewed his call to eliminate the Will County Public Building Commission (PBC) despite opposition from Will County Board leadership. Walsh said this move supports the county’s continued efforts to consolidate government services and improve efficiency. 

“It has become a common theme among many of my collar county colleagues that County leaders must chart the path forward on reducing the number of governmental units, especially those that no longer serve a useful purpose,” said Walsh. “I believe the Will County PBC has served the residents of Will County well in the past but there no longer seems to be a need for this separate governmental entity. I think we should set an example by eliminating this unnecessary taxing body.”

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11

Oct

2017

JB Pritzker for Governor - Bolingbrook Day of Action

Author: Editor

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Shifts available at 10am and 1pm

Starbucks in Bolingbrook at Weber and Lily Cache 

(261 S Weber Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60490)

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Oct

2017

Chris Kennedy for Governor Meet & Greet

Author: Editor

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Vela's Restaurant -- 226 Cass Street, Joliet, IL

 

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8

Oct

2017

In a switch, GOP deserts its budget-cutting mantra

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The Republican Party has largely abandoned its platform of fiscal restraint, pivoting sharply in a way that could add trillions of dollars in federal debt over the next decade. 

Cutting spending to balance the budget was almost religion to the Republican Party for much of the past eight years. But all year long, despite their control of the White House and Congress, Republicans have not taken steps to balance the budget, to overhaul entitlement programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, or to arrest the growth of the country’s $20 trillion in debt.

With the House passing a critical budget resolution this past week, GOP lawmakers are charging forward next week with plans to cut taxes in a way that could add more than $1.5 trillion to the government’s debt over 10 years, with the goal of legislation by early next month. That is on top of an effort to significantly increase military spending. White House officials say their focus is on growing the economy now and dealing with the debt later.

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30

Sep

2017

SAVE THE DATE -- Wheatland Township Democratic Organization Fundraiser

Author: Editor

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

24032 Royal Worlington Dr, Naperville, IL 60564



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