Wednesday, April 10, 2019 || By Grant Morgan/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews
Featured image: A photograph of the Springfield Capitol Building. |W. Wadas/Wikipedia
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker could soon have authority to decide whether Illinois hospitals must stay open.
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Monday, April 8, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10:52 p.m.
Melrose Park Mayor Ron Serpico released a statement on Monday explaining that he suspects that the new owners of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park could close the nearly century-old institution as early as Tuesday.
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Sunday, March 31, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: State Reps. Kathleen Willis and Emanuel “Chris” Welch during a March 21 committee hearing in Springfield. | Courtesy state Rep. Welch
SPRINGFIELD – Although the new owners of Westlake Hospital, 1225 W. Lake St. in Melrose Park, announced last month their intentions to close the nearly century-old institution later this year, a bill filed recently in Springfield by area lawmakers could, at the very least, complicate the closing process.
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