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Posted inCity News

Open letter: Interim City Manager should not be connected to the sexual harassment investigation

Dear Evanston friends, On Aug. 12th during executive session, the Evanston City Council determined that they would appoint Deputy City Manager Kelley Gandurski as interim City Manager. Gandurski was hired to “lead the City’s Law Department as corporation counsel/city attorney” in March of 2020 and joined the City Manager’s office in April of 2021. This means she was […]

Posted inLetters

Letter to the editor: Getting and using the new federal Child Tax Credit

The federal Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments have arrived. But before you spend it, it is important to be sure you received your money or know how to get it. Beginning July 15, the IRS began paying half the total credit amount in advance monthly payments for families who qualify. (Learn more at https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/advance-child-tax-credit-payments-in-2021) For some families, the CTC payments have been easy to get. For other families, often the most vulnerable, it’s been a struggle to receive the tax credits. Historically, navigating the tax system […]