Senator Fawghourne Questions WegoWeb about District 33 Budget

 Press Releases/Announcements from local sources

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31 Jan charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb

Correction to "Are District 33 CUTS Fair to Classroom Teachers"
"Strangely enough, the original conclusion still holds true.  The number of classroom teachers is small and the size of the cuts is large."

30 Jan Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
A collage of the annual meeting at which officers are installed.
29 Jan Brad Smith

On the financial woes of District 33
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We can force the State of Illinois to meet its constitutional requirement to provide the primary funding for education."

28 Jan charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb Truzpek Article Revisited
Randy Dieter The Buck Stops Where?
"
Still one common theme kept presenting itself throughout the course of the evening. IT'S NOT OUR FAULT."
Rep Hastert Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program
Fish and Wildlife Services Seeks Proposals for Funding Through the Private Stewardship Grants Program
Sen Peter Roskam

Roskam bill would double education tax credit
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The legislation (SB 85) doubles the education expense credit. The current credit is $500 per family. Senate Bill 85 would raise the maximum to $1,000."

Governor
Blagojevich
Gov. Blagojevich calls on FDA to improve responsiveness, work with states to avoid future shortages and crises
"Gov. Rod Blagojevich today sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration’s Commissioner Lester Crawford blasting his agency for failing to respond for more than four months while Illinois, New Mexico, New York City and Cleveland waited for approval to import flu vaccine from Europe to address the severe shortage in the United States."
26 Jan West Chicago High School

Wildcat Basketball Kids Cheerleading Clinic

charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb

1943 Visits in a Single Day

25 Jan West Chicago High School CHS Staff to Take a Pie in the Eye to Aid Tsunami Victims
CHS Presents "Daisy Pulls it Off" February 10-12
West Chicago Lions Club

WEST CHICAGO LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP
"The application deadline is April 29, 2005."

All Night Long 5th Annual Ladies Night Out Fundraiser for After Prom Event
"Deb's theme, Purse-Suasions, will give women humorous insights into the ways they bring added stress into their lives. "
Elementary
District 33
Summary of District 33 Budget Cuts over last several years
Celebrating Successes in District #33
Celebrating Successes in District #33 - Math Competition
24 Jan charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb Discovery of Intelligent Life in Bartlett, IL Discovered to be a Hoax.
"There have been no reputable studies in peer reviewed journals that confirm the existence of intelligent life in Bartlett"
23 Jan

Bill Shreffler Thanks 4 The People
"Right now, "Tess" is doing very well, and has completed her third of five rounds of chemotherapy."

charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb My Reactions to the Deficit Reduction Proposals of District 33.
"The only thing to be significantly cut will be the one thing that is so important to so many kids... their classroom teacher."
 
Elementary
District 33
GATES Students in District 33 are Excelling
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In spite of all that the District is struggling with at this point in time, I think it helps us all to take a minute and be reminded of our successes, and to celebrate them."
22 Jan
Elementary
District 33
Board Briefs
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The above review of action taken by the Board of Education at their regular meeting is provided in an attempt to keep you informed."
Special for Discussing the Budget Called
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The Board and Administration will share the status of budget reduction discussions for 2005-2006 and will answer questions and listen to suggestions from the community."
West Chicago
Police Dept.
Rock & Roll meets Country
"
The Chicago Corvette Club will again be hosting a fundraiser for us on Saturday, March 5th. "Rock & Roll meets Country"..."
Governor
Blagojevich
Governor signs landmark human rights legislation
Illinois outlaws discrimination based on sexual orientation
20 Jan City of West Chicago West Chicago Water Treatment Plant
dedicated by Mayor Fortner on January 17, 2005

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Built to last 100 years, the facility, located at 1400 W. Hawthorne Lane, was completed on time and within budget, providing West Chicago residents and businesses with some of the cleanest water in Chicagoland at a very low cost compared to other communities."
19 Jan charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb Candidates for the April Election
This listing includes the library and is accurate to the best of my knowledge as of Jan 18th.  There is STILL TIME for people to get on the ballot.
Governor
Blagojevich
First Lady and Illinois Poet Laureate encourage young authors to participate in statewide writing contest
18 Jan charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb Speaker Hastert joins West Chicago's leaders for Dedication of New Water Treatment Plant
West Chicago High School CHS Expands Fitness and Weight Room Schedules
"The fitness staff will implement personal training programs and give practical advice to participants on workout routines that will help them to reach personal fitness goals,"
Winfield
Township
Democrats
Notice of Monthly Meeting
15 Jan Governor
Blagojevich
Improved Child Abduction Response
"Twelve children have been recovered since Gov. Blagojevich launched significant improvements to the state’s AMBER Alert system early in his Administration."
14 Jan Elementary
District 33
Key Communicator's Message
"The Board has been openly discussing options for reducing next
year's budget deficit since this school year began..."
West Chicago Police Dept. West Chicago Police Department
BI-WEEKLY STATS SUMMARY
Sen Peter Roskam Senate Week in Review: Jan. 10-14
"Sparks flew at the close of the 93rd General Assembly as Senate Republicans opposed a real estate tax hike and a power grab for judicial seats in suburban counties."
13 Jan West Chicago Police Dept.

Police News Alert

charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb Election Update
"
The one taxing body which has been unresponsive is the library."
Republican Caucus Nominates Wayne Township Candidates
12 Jan West Chicago High School

GROOVEOLOGY! DANCE SHOW

Jeff Cisowski Wins 19th District VFW Voice of Democracy Competition

CHS Education Foundation & Alumni Association Announces Alumni Scholarships

Sen Peter Roskam

Senator Peter Roskam is Republican Whip
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The start of another legislative session marks the beginning of another two years of serving in a leadership post for State Senator Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) who will again serve as Senate Republican Whip."

11 Jan West Chicago High School HEIDI COLLIANDER NAMED CHS STUDENT OF THE MONTH FOR DECEMBER

Noe Castro Named January Student of the Month  at Technology Center of DuPage

Elementary
District 33
APPLICATIONS BEING TAKEN FOR DISTRICT #33 PRESCHOOL
10 Jan West Chicago High School First Place in Stock Market Competition
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A team of students from West Chicago Community High School recently made decisions which awarded them first place in a regional stock market competition."
Governor
Blagojevich
Gov. Orders Environmental Inspectors to Landfill
"The Governor threatened to seal the site quickly if waste is still being taken without proper permits and oversight. Today’s action is the second in the Administration’s aggressive new crackdown on illegal dumping."
08 Jan Governor
Blagojevich
17 Southern Illinois Counties Declared Disaster Areas
“For many of these southern Illinois counties, this is more snow than they usually see in an entire winter,”
Rep Hastert Bipartisan Effort to Encourage Charitable Giving
"... Hastert (R-IL) today praised the efforts of the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously approving additional tax deductions for cash donations to help victims of the Indian Ocean Tsunami."
07 Jan Wayne
Township
ANOTHER ROAD DISTRICT PROPERTY TAX CUT FOR 2005
"Added to the 5.15% tax levy cut in 2004, our property tax is lower than when I took office in 2001,"
Ruben
Pineda
Bowling for Diabetes
"... organize your family and friends to come on out and bowl or just have a good time with the band while helping a good cause."
Elementary
District 33
Regular meeting of the District 33 Board of Education
"
Several parents from Indian Knoll School addressed the Board of Education in reference to budget reductions for next school year."
Senator
Dick Durbin
DURBIN STATEMENT REGARDING INTELLIGENCE REFORM LEGISLATION
"But, this law proves that Congress can rise to an historic challenge, work closely in a bi-partisan manner and in the end, marshal the strength and wisdom of our people to provide for our common defense."
DURBIN ANNOUNCES FEMA GRANTS TO FIRE DEPARTMENTS
"Today's Fire Administration grants will go a long way towards ensuring that these brave men and women are equipped with the best possible tools to do their jobs well."
DURBIN CALLS ON VA SEC TO MEET WITH VETERANS REGARDING DISPARITY IN DISABILITY BENEFITS
"The Sun-Times cited Veterans Affairs data showing that Illinois veterans receive about $6,802 in benefits -- making our state 50th in the nation and significantly lower than veterans in other parts of the U.S."
05 Jan charicature.jpg (9859 bytes)Lemon - WegoWeb Thanks to Senator Fitzgerald
"I guess he just proved to be a good senator.  I wish to take this opportunity to simply say thankyou."
04 Jan Rep Hastert Remarks to Open the 109th Congress
      "(Washington, D.C.) House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) today made the following remarks after being elected Speaker for the fourth consecutive term:.."
Appointments to Rules Committee
      "(Washington, D.C.) House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) today announced the appointments of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK) and Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT) to vacancies on the House Rules Committee. .."
Death of Congressman Bob Matsui
      "(Washington D.C.) Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert (R-IL) today made the following statement: .."
Governor
Blagojevich
Days of Remembrance for the South Asian Tsunami Victims
"In a show of respect for the victims of the South Asian tsunami, Gov. Rod Blagojevich today issued a proclamation declaring January 3-7 as Days of Remembrance for the South Asian Tsunami Victims and ordering that flags at state facilities be flown at half-staff for the remainder of this week."
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