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Governor Signs Law Requiring Public Employers to Adopt Sexual Harassment Policies

On November 16, 2017, Governor Bruce Rauner signed Public Act 100-0554 amending in part the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act (“Act”) to prohibit sexual harassment by “[a]ll persons subject to this Act” and to require each unit of local… Continue Reading →

How Public-Private Partnerships for Low-Income Housing Impact Zoning

Low-income housing has long been a contentious issue in Illinois.  In particular, residents frequently challenge any zoning which allows low-income housing to be developed in their community. The case of Housing Authority of County of Lake v. Lake County Zoning… Continue Reading →

Illinois Supreme Court Rules Against Attorney General in Open Meetings Act Case

The Illinois Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in The Board of Education of Springfield School Dist. No. 186 v. Attorney General of Illinois, holding that the Attorney General’s interpretation of the Open Meetings Act’s public recital requirements is incorrect…. Continue Reading →

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