Chicago Bar Association announces Driver’s License Reinstatement Expo January 25

Residents can receive free legal advice on reinstating their suspended or revoked driver’s licenses Chicago-area residents who have had their Illinois driver’s license suspended or...

ACC of Illinois will hold a dispensary agent hiring and training...

The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation, Cannabis Control Section has approved 26 businesses as “Responsible Vendors” authorized to provide...

Bill accelerating multi-year senior homestead tax exemption signed

New Law Gives Approximately 250,000 Seniors Automatic Renewal of Property Tax Break Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation this week accelerating the multi-year senior homestead exemption...

Kohl’s donates $10,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater NWI

Kohl’s donated $10,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana on January 6, 2020 to support its work in Porter and Lake...

IDOR reminds Illinois businesses of minimum wage tax credit

Small businesses can offset up to 25 percent of wage increase on withholding taxes The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) is reminding small businesses they...

Healthcare costs listed as top concern among Hoosiers

The Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA) and We Ask America, released their first collaborative, statewide public opinion poll of Indiana on January 8, 2019. Voters...

Kick off the New Decade with an Aggressive Savings Strategy

I am so proud to enter a third year of writing financial advice columns for the Crusader! As one decade ends and another begins,...

Gary/Chicago International Airport celebrates historic flight milestone

100th International Flight Marks Key Achievement for First-Class Aviation Facility At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 21, the Gary / Chicago International Airport (GYY) celebrated...

Chinese Trade Hustles in Africa and Beyond

By Harry C. Alford & Kay DeBow Little did we know that when the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act - AGOA – went into law...

First Midwest Bank invests in award-winning Englewood Women’s Initiative

The Englewood Women’s Initiative (EWI), an innovative program led by Chicago Foundation for Women (CFW), recently received a $10,000 investment from First Midwest Bank...