New Senate President Elected
Senator Don Harmon Elected President of the Illinois Senate
NACo Director of Membership Meets with UCCI Membership
'Making the Most of your NACo Membership' ... Kimberly Hall, Director of Membership
Governor's Appearance Kicks Off UCCI Fall Conference
Governor Pritzker Keynotes UCCI Fall Conference Banquet honoring the Class of 2019 UCCI/University of Illinois Leadership Academy
New Law Prohibits Employers from Asking for Wage History
Illinois Equal Pay Act now bans employers and employment agencies from asking about applicants' past wage and compensation histories.
Congresswoman Bustos' Request for FEMA Disaster Declaration Approved
Illinois Counties ... 27 so far, are now eligible to apply for Public Assistance program grants
Added Money for Illinois Court to Benefit Local Governments
Illinois General Assembly allocates financial resources to fully reimburse counties for salaries and probation services.
Local Officials Day at the Illinois State Fair
State Treasurer to host Local Officials Day on Saturday, August 17th.
General Assembly Adjourns until Fall Veto Session
Successful end to Spring Legislative Session for Governor
Amendments to the Prevailing Wage Act Become Effective June 1, 2019
Update available on Public Act 100-1177 amendments to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.
UCCI Names New Executive Committee Member
Samuel L. Newton is selected to serve on Executive Committee
Preliminary Capital Infrastructure Plan Released
"Rebuild Illinois" ... Preliminary draft of the Governor's six-year, $41.5 billion capital plan presented to lawmakers.
NACo Training Opportunities for UCCI Member Counties
The National Association of Counties (NAC0) is offering new UCCI member counties the opportunity to attend training programs at no cost.
Timeline Gets Tight for 2020 Census
The 2020 census is coming in a matter of months, not years, and time is running out for counties to be ready.
2019 Prevailing Wage Rates Revised
State revises prevailing wage rates for 2019.
Governor Signs Minimum Wage Bill
Illinois to phase in $15 minimum wage by 2025
2019 Leadership Academy
Applications are now being accepted for the Class of 2019 Leadership Academy
Open Meetings Act UPDATE
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
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Unions ... Janus vs AFSCME Council 31
Illinois State Worker wins U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of 'fair share' union fees
Supreme Court gives OK to collecting tax on internet sales
Win for Counties in Supreme Court Sales Tax Decision ... as Supreme Court overturns "physical presence" standard in major sales tax collection case
Illinois Noxious Weed Law
Noxious Weed Law Administrative Provisions and Forms
Practical Guide to County Government Law Updated - Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4
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.
Now Available ... Designed specifically for counties, Model Ordinance and Model Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment
Governmental units have until January 16, 2018 to adopt an ordinance or resolution establishing a policy to prohibit sexual harassment