Senator Bush moves for Dyslexia Awareness Week in Illinois December 04, 2015
The NewsSun
The State Senate adopted a resolution today naming the second week of December 2014 as Dyslexia Awareness Week in Illinois. “We need to do a better job of identifying dyslexia,” said State Senator Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake), who sponsored the resolution. “We need to increase awareness so that parents and teachers understand the signs and can make determinations about screening and support early on.”
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North Shore Water Reclamation District names president December 12, 2014
Lakeland Newspapers
Former Highland Park Mayor Daniel Pierce has been elected as president of the North Shore Water Reclamation District (NSWRD), which has protected local waterways, including Lake Michigan, for 100 years, according to a news release.
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Illinois Democrats get minimum wage hike moving November 20, 2014
Daily Herald
The Illinois Senate started advancing a plan Wednesday that would raise the state's minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017, starting with an increase from $8.25 to $10 in July.
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