D209 Picks UIC Pavilion For 2019, 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

Friday, February 15, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Proviso Township High School District 209 graduation ceremonies for the next two years will be at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, continuing a more than decade-long tradition.

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Broadview Approves New Debt Management Policy

Friday, February 15, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson during a Jan. 16 meeting, where the board approved a new debt management policy. | Screenshot

The Village of Broadview is looking to improve is finances – including the way it borrows money. During a regular meeting on Jan. 16, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted 3-0 to approve a new debt management policy. Trustees  Judy Brown-Marino,  Sherman Jones and John Ealey were absent.

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Illinois House Passes Minimum Wage Bill Now Headed To Pritzker’s Desk

Thursday, February 14, 2019 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: House lawmakers and activists on the Capitol rotunda after the bill to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2025 passed the Illinois House on Thursday afternoon. | Capitol News Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – A bill to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 by 2025 needs only Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature to become law, and his office said he stands ready to act in the coming days.

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