Tag: 2nd District

Rep. Kelly explains her ‘no’ vote on proposed tax reform plan

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., cast a ‘no’ vote Thursday, Nov. 16, on the Republican-sponsored tax reform plan. She said the measure will hike taxes on the middle class, automatically cut $15 million from Medicare and add $1.5 trillion to the deficit. Kelly represents Homewood and Flossmoor in Congress.  The following is her[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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