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Governor's Appearance Kicks Off UCCI Fall Conference

10/29/2019

Governor Pritzker Keynotes UCCI Fall Conference Banquet honoring the Class of 2019 UCCI/University of Illinois Leadership Academy

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New Law Prohibits Employers from Asking for Wage History

10/3/2019

Illinois Equal Pay Act now bans employers and employment agencies from asking about applicants' past wage and compensation histories.

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Congresswoman Bustos' Request for FEMA Disaster Declaration Approved

9/20/2019

Illinois Counties ... 27 so far, are now eligible to apply for Public Assistance program grants

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Added Money for Illinois Court to Benefit Local Governments

9/5/2019

Illinois General Assembly allocates financial resources to fully reimburse counties for salaries and probation services.

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Recreational Cannabis in Illinois Counties - Public Act 101-0027

7/31/2019

UCCI Releases White Paper on Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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UCCI Illinois Congressional Delegation Meeting scheduled in Washington, DC

6/19/2019

This Washington, DC trip hosted by UCCI for county board members is scheduled for September 17-19, 2019.

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Local Officials Day at the Illinois State Fair

6/18/2019

State Treasurer to host Local Officials Day on Saturday, August 17th.

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General Assembly Adjourns until Fall Veto Session

5/28/2019

Successful end to Spring Legislative Session for Governor

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Amendments to the Prevailing Wage Act Become Effective June 1, 2019

5/23/2019

Update available on Public Act 100-1177 amendments to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.

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UCCI Names New Executive Committee Member

5/22/2019

Samuel L. Newton is selected to serve on Executive Committee

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Preliminary Capital Infrastructure Plan Released

5/17/2019

"Rebuild Illinois" ... Preliminary draft of the Governor's six-year, $41.5 billion capital plan presented to lawmakers.

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NACo Training Opportunities for UCCI Member Counties

3/29/2019

The National Association of Counties (NAC0) is offering new UCCI member counties the opportunity to attend training programs at no cost.

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Timeline Gets Tight for 2020 Census

3/26/2019

The 2020 census is coming in a matter of months, not years, and time is running out for counties to be ready.

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2019 Prevailing Wage Rates Revised

3/13/2019

State revises prevailing wage rates for 2019.

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Governor Signs Minimum Wage Bill

2/19/2019

Illinois to phase in $15 minimum wage by 2025

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2019 Leadership Academy

1/15/2019

Applications are now being accepted for the Class of 2019 Leadership Academy

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Open Meetings Act UPDATE

11/14/2018

Illinois Attorney General issues Public Access Opinion 18-015 on October 30, 2018 ... Open Meetings Act/Discussion of Duties/Salaries of Elected Officials in Closed Session

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Unions ... Janus vs AFSCME Council 31

6/27/2018

Illinois State Worker wins U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of 'fair share' union fees

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Supreme Court gives OK to collecting tax on internet sales

6/22/2018

Win for Counties in Supreme Court Sales Tax Decision ... as Supreme Court overturns "physical presence" standard in major sales tax collection case

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Illinois Noxious Weed Law

5/23/2018

Noxious Weed Law Administrative Provisions and Forms

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Practical Guide to County Government Law Updated - Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4

5/3/2018

Login to your ebook account now to see the updated content related to county governance in Chapter One, ordinances/resolutions in Chapter Two, reapportionment of county board districts in Chapter Three, and vacancies in office in Chapter Four of the Practical Guide to County Government Law.

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Now Available ... Designed specifically for counties, Model Ordinance and Model Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment

12/12/2017

Governmental units have until January 16, 2018 to adopt an ordinance or resolution establishing a policy to prohibit sexual harassment

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