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President Preckwinkle Unveils Economic Relief Package for Cook County Residents and Businesses

Submitted by the Office of President Toni Preckwinkle In an effort to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today announced an expansive series of measures waiving various County fines, fees and deferring tax collections. “With businesses facing so many challenges and difficulties created by the coronavirus, waiving these fines […]

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FAQs on Illinois Restaurant and Bar Restrictions

FAQs on Illinois Restaurant and Bar Restrictions Please see below FAQ sheet on the Governor’s Executive Order banning the sale of food and beverage for on-site consumption. How long will the restaurant and bar closure last?                           On-site consumption at restaurants and bars is currently scheduled to be closed starting at 9pm on Monday, March 16th […]

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Reparations Committee Looks at Down-Payment Assistance and Other Housing Supports

Mark E. Alston, Owner of Alston & Associates Mortgage Company, and past 1st Vice President of the California Association of Real Estate Brokers, provided a three-page report titled “Reparations, Redressing Institutional Racism and Redlining, Evanston, lllinois” to the City’s Reparations Subcommittee. In his report, Mr. Alston recommends reparations in the form of down-payment and closing […]