Tuesday, July 9, 2019 || By Sen. Kimberly Lightford || @maywoodnews
There have been major changes that will bring millions of new dollars to our schools and social justice initiatives seeking to right past wrongs by investing in under-served communities and over-targeted people.
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: State Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford, of Maywood, was recently appointed to the Census Advisory Panel. | File
A Maywood lawmaker was recently appointed to a key statewide entity created to ensure that “hard-to-count” communities in Illinois are accurately surveyed in the 2020 U.S. Census.
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Thursday, June 6, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
For all intents and purposes, one municipality in Proviso Township just hit the jackpot. The Illinois House and Senate passed a bill on June 2 that would authorize the construction of six new casinos in the state. And the portion of the revenue from a proposed casino to be built in Chicago would go to the village of Maywood.
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