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Flossmoor hires government relations firm in hopes of bringing in more federal funds

Flossmoor is spending money in hopes of finding more federal money for local projects.

The village board voted unanimously on Tuesday, Jan. 18, to approve a year-long agreement with Smith Dawson and Andrews and a budget amendment of $20,000 to cover its services through the end of fiscal year 2022.

The hope is that the Washington, D.C.-based government affairs company can secure more funding through federal agencies and congressional set-asides, according to a report from Village Manager Bridget Wachtel. Other south suburban municipalities — including Matteson, Park Forest and Richton Park — have worked with the company . . .

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