Tag: Gov. Rauner

State Rep’s Cursive Writing Measure, Now Law, Takes Effect This School Year

Sunday, August 26, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: State Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th). 

Illinois school students may be getting a lot more cursive writing in their instructional diet this school year thanks to a measure spearheaded by state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch, whose 7th District encompasses most of Proviso Township.

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Two Bills Sponsored By Maywood Legislator Signed Into Law

Friday, August 24, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th). | 

Two bills that were sponsored by state Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th), the assistant majority leader who represents most of Proviso Township, were signed into law this week by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Local Lawmakers Push Safe Zones Immigration Bill

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 || By Tim Inklebarger/Wednesday Journal || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Mony Ruiz-Velasco, executive director of PASO. | File 

As the Trump Administration continues to ramp up arrests and deportation of undocumented immigrants across the nation, two local state lawmakers have advanced a proposal aimed at creating safe zones for them in public spaces.

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