Tag: Gov. Rauner

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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Most Of Maywood Now Designated A Federal Opportunity Zone

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A map of the part of Maywood designated an Opportunity Zone. | Illinois DCEO 

Most of Maywood is now a federally designated Opportunity Zone, which makes new investment created in the area eligible for preferential capital gains tax treatment.

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At Loyola, Cardinal Cupich Addresses Gun Violence Epidemic

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Cardinal Blase J. Cupich visits Loyola Medical Center on April 17. | Courtesy Loyola Medicine   

During a visit to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on April 17, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, the Archbishop of Chicago, told a gathering of doctors, nurses and chaplains at the hospital that he supports the Gun Dealer Licensing Act (or SB 1657).

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