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The Illinois Department of Employment Security launched new website to assist job seekers in April. Illinois JobLink connects those ready to work with those ready to hire. The website also allows job seekers to maintain multiple resumes with differing target job criteria increasing their potential for finding employment opportunities.
For the first time in more than 30 years Cook County property taxes will be due August 1, 2012 instead of the usual deadline of November 1. Click here to read more about the change. For more information about property taxes please contact the Cook County Assesor’s Office.
State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) won approval Wednesday from the Illinois Senate for legislation that freezes state officials’ pay and imposes salary cuts to lawmakers. “In these economic times, public servants must sacrifice,” said Senator Kotowski, chairman of a key Senate budgeting committee. “It is clear that families and businesses across Illinois are doing [...]
When he learned that the State of Illinois took money taxpayers thought they had donated to charity, State Senator Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) decided to act. After introducing legislation that requires the State to quickly send the charities their money, Senator Kotowski’s bill cleared another hurdle yesterday when it passed the Senate unanimously. “This is [...]
On Monday, March 26 Senator Dan Kotowski’s office is hosting college planning seminar at the Mount Prospect Library. Representatives from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be on hand to discuss some of the basics about college costs and financial aid. The ISAC presentation is meant to motivate students to go to college and [...]
Kotowski wins initial support for General Assembly pay cuts Taxpayer savings from furloughs, cuts total nearly $900,000 SPRINGFIELD, IL – State Sen. Dan Kotowski (D-Park Ridge) won approval Wednesday from the Senate Executive Committee for legislation that freezes state officials’ pay and imposes salary cuts to lawmakers. “In these economic times, public servants must [...]