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Romney, Santorum lay groundwork for furious finish in Illinois

MOLINE, Ill.—The leading contenders in the Republican presidential race spent Sunday laying the groundwork for a furious if not acrimonious final push for votes heading … Read more ›

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Will County Board urges Governor to cease and desist negotiations with ALNAC, cites major ethics concerns

Violations to Illinois procurement law, relationship with questionable developer raise red flags JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board today passed a resolution urging Gov. … Read more ›

Sunshine Award Seal
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Will County wins national transparency award

National organization recognizes proactive approach to disclosing information JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board today announced the county was the recipient of a Sunny … Read more ›

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Will County Board approves collective bargaining agreement without additional spending

JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board today approved a tentative collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME 31, Local 1028, for employees of the executive branch … Read more ›

Five candidates vying for open seat in new 11th Congressional District

Out in a new congressional district that spans Aurora, Naperville and Joliet, a Democratic scientist is trying to get back in the political game and … Read more ›

Justin Hardee, Jackie Traynere, Mary Beth DeGrush & Sandy Burns
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Heritage Corridor CVB Members Meet with State Officials at First I&M Canal Day

For Immediate Release March 9, 2012 Contact:Robert L. Navarro, Romeoville, IL – Representatives from the Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) were among … Read more ›

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Will County Board issues severe weather awareness reminder

Resources available for homeowners and businesses JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board issued a reminder to residents today that severe weather preparedness is March … Read more ›

This is how the referendum question will appear on ballots for unincorporated Will County residents.
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Board encourages residents to learn about electric aggregation before going to the polls

Important referendum question could lower electric rates, save consumers millions JOLIET – The Will County Board is encouraging residents to learn more about electric aggregation, … Read more ›

There are more than 150 spots to vote early in the city and suburbs. (José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / January 31, 2011)

Illinois early voting underway for March 20 primary

Early voting in Illinois for the March 20 Republican and Democratic primaries starts Monday and runs through March 15. The practice has become an increasingly … Read more ›

Will County Board members placed flowers at Frank Stewart’s empty desk prior to the start of last week’s board meeting.
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Board celebrates Black History Month, honors Frank Stewart

Prior to his passing, late board member receivedproclamation from President Obama JOLIET, IL – The Will County Board celebrated Black History Month by reading a … Read more ›