September 6, 2016

Groundbreaking Morning News: NW Corner of 52 & 59 in Shorewood

There will be a groundbreaking this Thursday morning at 9 AM on the northwest corner of Route 52 and Route 59 in Shorewood. Carol Wagner from the Shorewood Chamber says the new Anderson’s Crossroads Plaza will eventually look to be a “connection” to the plazas already on that corner. She says that while it will not connect the buildings already …

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September 6, 2016

New Law Means More Stay-at-home ER Care for Plainfield, Will County Residents

Under a bill that became state law this summer, Freestanding Emergency Centers like the Edward Plainfield 24/7 ER at 24600 W. 127th St. are now able to accept certain Advanced Life Support (ALS) patients via ambulance. Previously, all ALS patients had to be taken to an ER at the site of a full-service acute care hospital. House Bill 4388, with primary sponsors Rep. Grant Wehrli (R – Naperville) and Sen. …

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September 6, 2016

Statute of limitations extended for financial exploitation of elderly, disabled

State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant helps pass legislation that extends the statute of limitations on the financial exploitation of the elderly. Legislation extending the statute of limitation when someone financially exploits an elderly or disabled person was signed into law Aug. 15. House Bill 5805 takes effect immediately. Prior to the law, prosecution for financial exploitation of an elderly or disabled …

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September 6, 2016

New law allows roads to be named after fallen Illinois soldiers

Legislation allowing roads to be named after fallen soldiers from Illinois became law earlier this month. House Bill 4344 creates the Heroes Way Designation Program, which will allow family members of fallen Illinois soldiers to apply and pay for an honorary road designation as a tribute to their deceased loved one. “We must never forget our service members who have …

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