Tag: Illinois General Assembly

‘Books In Schools Not Bullets!’: Local Leaders Blast Proposal To Arm Teachers

Sunday, November 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

District 89 school board member Regina Rivers speaks out against the IASB’s proposed resolution during a press conference convened by state Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, right, in Chicago. | Photo by Tara A. Gray/Facebook 

On Saturday, state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (7th) convened a press conference in Chicago to protest a resolution that could have empowered local school boards to allow teachers and administrators to carry guns in school.

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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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Broadview Passes State Mandated Sexual Harassment Policy

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

During a Jan. 3 regular meeting, the Broadview Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a policy prohibiting sexual harassment. The measure passed 4 to 0. Trustees Tara Brewer, Sherman Jones and Judy Brown-Marino were absent.

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