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  • April 10, 2023 2:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Jack Baudoin

    The company had to shut down for two weeks last year after consumer complaints, according to WBBM. It was allowed to continue operations after settling with Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias’ office.

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  • April 06, 2023 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Robert Iafolla

    The Illinois Supreme Court has virtually shut the door on unionized workers’ lawsuits for alleged violations of a plaintiff-friendly state biometric privacy law, even as it set up messy proceedings when those workers try to bring claims in arbitration.

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  • April 05, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Scott Holland

    A federal judge has ruled in favor of advocates seeking to force the city of Chicago to install potentially costly new equipment to upgrade street crossings to increase safety for pedestrians with limited vision.

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  • March 31, 2023 1:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: John Clark

    The Illinois Senate passed a bill Friday that would limit the ability of pro-life advocates to convince women to seek alternatives to abortion.

    Senate Bill 1909 prohibits pregnancy crisis centers from using “deceptive practices” to discourage women from getting an abortion.

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  • March 25, 2023 8:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Robert Times

    "Legislation to protect residents from gas or electric utility service disconnection for nonpayment of bills has been passed by the Illinois House of Representatives.

    Attorney General Kwame Raoul initiated House Bill 1541 to amend the Public Utilities Act (PUA).

    The legislation is for when temperatures are 90 F or above, or when the National Weather Service issues an excessive heat watch, heat advisory, or excessive heat warning."

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  • March 25, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Andrew Adams

    Lawmakers are looking at several ways to improve learning outcomes and access for young students in Illinois.

    On Thursday, members of the House of Representatives approved a proposal that would require school boards in Illinois to provide full-day kindergarten starting with the 2027-28 school year.

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  • March 24, 2023 12:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Jonathan Bilyk

    A raft of current and former prosecutors from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, including two whose departures from the office grabbed local headlines and raised eyebrows, account for nearly a third of the 22 new judges recently appointed to the bench in Cook County.

    Others on the list include those appointed to a state hate crimes commission by Gov. JB Pritzker and a longtime Illinois assistant attorney general, serving under Attorney General Kwame Raoul.

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  • March 23, 2023 5:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Clare Edlund

    "Officials at the Brown County Circuit Clerk’s Office just got a $43,000 technology upgrade which they said was much-needed."

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  • March 23, 2023 7:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Sam Metz

    "Gwyneth Paltrow‘s attorneys asked the daughter of a man suing the actor-turned-lifestyle influencer over a 2016 ski collision about missing GoPro camera footage that they called “the most important piece of evidence” at trial Thursday."

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  • March 22, 2023 8:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    By: Nigel Jaquiss

    "Although Oregon’s public defender crisis has brought attention to a shortage of criminal defense lawyers in the state’s courts, the percentage of litigants without a lawyer in landlord-tenant and family law cases is far higher than in criminal cases. (Criminal defendants have a constitutional right to an attorney while civil litigants do not.) An Oregon Senate bill seeks to rectify that problem by expanding who can assist litigants in those cases."

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