Pritzker administration announces second month sales totals for adult-use cannabis

Nearly $35 million in sales in February information provided by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation CHICAGO, Ill. (March 7, 2020) – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced preliminary numbers showing that statewide adult-use cannabis sales in February totaled $34,805,072.01. Dispensaries across the state sold 831,600 items over the 29-day … Read more

South suburban leaders unite to pass Southland Reactivation Act (HB43) for tax relief

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information provided by South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association EAST HAZEL CREST, Ill. (February 11, 2020) — At a recent breakfast, south suburban legislators and local mayors expressed support for the Southland Reactivation Act (the “Act”), introduced as House Bill 43, which seeks to spur reuse of vacant, tax-exempt commercial and industrial properties. Regional leaders … Read more

CSCVB welcomes new Sports Market Manager

information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (February 16, 2020) – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau has hired Isaac Washburn as the new Sports Market Manager. Washburn, originally from Gaylord, Michigan, attended Grand Valley State University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Sports Leadership. Washburn has a … Read more

New law guarantees tips are the property of employees

information provided by the Illinois Department of Labor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (February 11, 2020) – Legislation signed by Governor JB Pritzker clarifies an existing state law and makes it clear that employees own their tips. The law, which took effect the beginning of this year, amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. The law states … Read more