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With Eye Toward Cost Reductions, Carroll Targets Townships

Originally written for Journal & Topics by “Journal Staff” on April 11th, 2019. Link to original article may be found HERE. Continuing his efforts to scale back the size and number of units of local government, and to reduce skyrocketing property taxes, State Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-57th) passed bipartisan consolidation legislation out of Illinois the…
Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Featured article “Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?” via DailyHerald.com by Kerry Lester State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton says the state Republican party, criticized in recent months for its internal squabbles, is banding together in opposition to GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner’s approval of an abortion funding measure last month. “Certainly, the…
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Special Ed Teacher Replaces Resigned Rep Elaine Nekritz

Succeeding Nekritz as 57th District state rep, Northbrook resident and small business owner Jonathan Carroll took office this month. Featured article via Patch.com by Jonah Meadows “NORTHBROOK, IL — Northbrook resident and business owner Jonathan Carroll was selected by local officials and sworn in as state representative earlier this month, succeeding retiring Rep. Elaine Nekritz. He…
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Jonathan Carroll Sworn In As 57th District State Rep.

Featured article by Tom Robb on October 04, 2017 Northbrook resident Jonathan Carroll was sworn in last night as the replacement for State Rep. Elaine Nekritz (D-57th), who served her last day as a state legislator after 15 years in the legislature Monday. Nekritz announced she would not run for re-election in June, saying she…
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