Virtual Town Hall

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Edgewater Deal of the Day

Mar 5, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Alderman Harry Osterman, along with the Chamber for Uptown, Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce have organized a deal of the day featuring local businesses in our community throughout the month of March. For more information, visit this page. 

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Civil Union Tax Filing Information

Feb 28, 2014 Comments Off Matt

The Illinois Department of Revenue has released updated information this year for individuals in civil unions. You can view their guide here. The recent court decision allowing for the immediate issuing of marriage license may have implications for your tax status should you wish to get married. For information on the court change, you can …

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Press Release: Urban Flooding Awareness Act

Feb 20, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Rep. Cassidy Introduces Urban Flooding Awareness Act CHICAGO, IL- State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) introduced HB 4717, the Urban Flooding Awareness Act. Urban flooding occurs when rainfall overwhelms the capacity of drainage systems, like storm sewers. Unlike flash flooding, urban flooding is not about creeks, rivers, or floodplains; it’s about how the built environment of communities prevents …

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Press Release: Firearms Registration Bill

Feb 7, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Rep. Cassidy Introduces Firearm Registration Bill, Aims to Reduce Gun Violence CHICAGO, IL – State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) introduced a bill requiring the registration of firearms in the State of Illinois.  “We’ve dealt for too long with gun violence in our neighborhoods, most often perpetrated by individuals who acquired the firearm through illicit means,” …

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Affordable Care Act Signup Events

Feb 4, 2014 Comments Off Matt

        Heartland Health Centers will have Certified Application Counselors at the following signup events to answer questions and help individuals enroll in medicaid or marketplace insurance plans. You can also contact their office at 773-296-5580 to set up an appointment to enroll. With the March 31st deadline approaching, it’s important to get enrolled …

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Coffee Hour with Kelly This Sunday!

Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Join us Sunday, January 26th for a coffee hour with Representative Cassidy. She will provide an update on last year’s legislative action and priorities for this year. Come with any questions or comments you may have!

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Graffiti Reporting Procedures

Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Graffiti not only defaces property in our community, but is used by gang members to communicate, claim turf and insult opposing groups. Reporting instances to the police allows for quick cleanup and provides important information about gang activities in the neighborhood. If you see graffiti, you should take the following two steps: 1) Report it …

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Information on Retail Data Breaches

Jan 17, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Attached is a press release regarding recent retail store data breaches, including Target and Neiman Marcus. If you have any questions regarding these breaches, or other identity theft issues, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.   Illinois, Connecticut Lead Investigation into Massive Security Breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan today …

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Video- Marriage Equality Informational Forum

Jan 17, 2014 Comments Off Matt

Thanks to all who attended the forum. Additional resources can be viewed in the marriage equality section.

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