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Kankakee Democrat wins 40th District senate seat over Flossmoor resident

Patrick Joyce, a businessman from Kankakee, has been selected to serve out the remainder of Sen. Toi Hutchinson’s (D-Olympia Fields) Illinois 40th District seat.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

Hutchinson announces support for $15 minimum wage

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights) released a statement Thursday after voting to increase Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. “Every senator in this body represents constituents in our districts who wake up every morning when it is still dark outside and go to work,” she[Read More…]

Paid sick time bill advances to Illinois Senate

Legislation proposed by Illinois Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Chicago Heights, would provide for all workers in Illinois to have paid sick leave.   Her proposal, Senate Bill 1296, has moved to the Senate floor after passing out of the Senate Labor Committee the week of March 27. If approved, Illinois would[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

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