State Rep Marcus Evans provides highlights to crowd in Fox Pointe pavilion

Over 100 gather to hear directly from elected officials by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (July 25, 2019) – On Thursday evening, July 18, Illinois State Representative Marcus Evans hosted a Town Hall-style meeting in Lansing’s Fox Pointe pavilion. Lansing Mayor Patty Eidam and several Village Trustees were joined by mayors and other elected officials from … Read more

Three remaining days for Early Residency Verification

Thornton Fractional District 215 helps families avoid registration congestion by Melanie Jongsma LANSING and CALUMET CITY, Ill. (July 23, 2019) – District 215 arranged four days of Early Residency Verification for parents of incoming 9th-grade students. Three of those days remain: Thursday, July 25, 1:00–3:00pm Tuesday, July 30, 9:00–11:30am Thursday, August 1, 1:00–3:00pm At the … Read more

Congresswoman Kelly introduces Women and Minority Equity Investment Act

Legislation seeks to provide Shark Tank exemption to allow women and minority-owned businesses to grow information provided by the Office of the Congresswoman WASHINGTON, DC (July 23, 2019) – On July 9, Congresswoman Robin Kelly introduced the Women and Minority Equity Investment Act (H.R. 3633); the legislation will make a commonsense tweak to existing Small … Read more