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Trump News March 31, 2017

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Tune in TODAY at 10AM ET for President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address to the Nation.

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President Trump is taking action toward implementing an America-first trade policy , ensuring that every single one of our trade agreements increases our GDP growth rate, reduces our trade deficit, and strengthens our manufacturing base. The jobs are coming back, and this is only the beginning.
MORNING:

  • 10:00AM: President Trump meets with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
  • 11:00AM: President Trump makes an announcement with the National Association of Manufacturers – Watch LIVE

AFTERNOON:

  • 3:00PM : President Trump meets with the Director of the National Institutes of Health
  • 4:45PM: President Trump meets with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget
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OVAL OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS
President Trump meets with Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen of Denmark.
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President Donald Trump and Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen shake hands on Thursday, March 30, 2017, during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen).
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President Trump eliminates job-killing regulations.
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PRESS ROOM
Watch yesterday’s press briefing with Sean Spicer:

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Today’s press briefing will take place at 1:00PM ET in the White House Briefing Room with Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Watch it LIVE here.

NEWS REPORTS
  • The Washington Examiner: “Senate committee advances Acosta as labor secretary”
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  • The Hill: “Trump meets with Treasury Secretary during ‘first stages’ of tax reform”
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  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “Sonny Perdue’s agriculture nomination clears key Senate hurdle”
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Source: Will County News

Vote Local Elections / Local Boards can raise your property tax, make new laws & regulations, impacting you

The level of government that most affects your family is much closer to home than the White House or the halls of Congress. Your local government – city council, county commissioners, school board, etc. – is the level of governance responsible for establishing the speed limit on the streets in your town, setting rules for business, industrial and residential development, funding the public schools and determining staffing levels for your police and firefighters departments. These representatives live and work in your area and have a significant impact on your life every day.

With property taxes in Illinois skyrocketing,  jobs leaving, and schools and social services struggling it is crucial to demand greater accountability at every level of government. For that reason, we have highlighted local races and referendums on our partner site, Upstream Ideas. 

In case you missed it, here is a sample of what we have covered:

Dollars and Sense: For Our Children

You already pay some of the highest property taxes in the nation even while your property values drop lower and lower. Yet, school districts across the state are demanding more of your money, claiming it is “For Our Students.” Pat Hughes explains in this edition of “Dollars And Sense”.

Latest Regional Analysis of Property Taxes: McHenry County

On Chicago’s Morning Answer (560-AM), Dan Proft & Amy Jacobson look at McHenry County in the latest exclusive regional analysis of property taxes produced by Proft’s Local Government Information Services as reported in community newspapers throughout Illinois. Read the full analysis here.

The Fight Against Predatory School Boards

Across the state from DuPage County to the Metro East Region, local school boards are after more and more of your hard-earned money. And they think their con is bulletproof: “It’s for the children.” Who can argue with that? Pat Hughes does in this “Two Minute Warning.”

And The Children Shall Lead Us

On Chicago’s Morning Answer, Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson discussed school spending, increasing property taxes, and local government elections with Jake Leahy, an 18-year-old running for school board in Bannockburn. Jake argued that we need a new generation of leadership to have a say in the future, rather than leaving it to the same old voices in Springfield. Watch here.

Dollars and Sense: School Boards Demand a ‘Yes’ Vote


If you are a Glen Ellyn resident, you know your school board is demanding a ‘Yes’ Vote on a $24 million referendum. You may not know that since the last major referendum in Glen Ellyn, enrollment growth has slowed and even fallen. Yet, local property tax spending has increased by 253%. Pat Hughes explains in this edition of Dollars And Sense.

Illinois Rising: Mayoral Races in Aurora and Orland Park

On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Pat Hughes talk to a candidate for mayor in Aurora who is looking to make reforms to benefit taxpayers. They also explain how Orland Park’s mayor – now one of the highest paid in the world – raised his own salary to spike his pension. Listen Here.

Pension Spiking: Same Story, Different Cast

Another Illinois politician is raising his salary to maximize his pension benefits before he retires. This time it’s Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin. Pat Hughes gives his take on this edition of Two Minute Warning.

Orland Park’s Decades of Debt

On Chicago’s Morning Answer (560-AM), Dan & Amy discuss the Village of Orland Park’s Mayoral Race and 24-year incumbent Dan McLaughlin’s efforts to spike his pension by quadrupling his salary. Listen Here.
The South Cook News took an in-depth look at Orland Park and Mayor McLaughlin’s record:

When the shopping spree started back in 1998, Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin was warned.

One trustee asked village leaders “not do something comparable to going to Disney World on a credit card.”

They would do that, and then some.

A recreation center. A pool. A fund to buy vacant land. Renovating a shopping district. More employees. Higher salaries.

Two decades and some $234 million in debt later, the bill for McLaughlin’s borrowing and building, hiring and public employee pension-increasing has come due.

The mayor, 63, is preparing for retirement. Orland Park property owners are girding themselves for years of suffocating property taxes.

Source: Will County News

Chicagoland joins a global movement called Immortal Regiment honoring World War II veterans

Chicagoland joins a global movement called Immortal Regiment honoring World War II veterans – by Natalia Dagenhart

Community Contributor Natalia Dagenhart

“Remember! Through centuries, through years – remember,” said Russian poet Robert Rozhdestvensky in his Requiem devoted to victims of World War II, or the Great Patriotic War, as it is called in Russia and former Soviet Union Republics. Memory unites one generation with another, independently from the place of birth, nationality, race, place of residence and political views. Those, who don’t remember their past, don’t have a future. Those, who honor their grandparents, veterans of World War II and the Great Patriotic War, have hope and a future. This is the only way to live – by keeping alive the memory of those who saved this world from fascism.

On May 7, the Chicago Russian speaking community organized an unprecedented event called Immortal Regiment that took place at Lake Park on Lee Street in Des Plaines, Illinois. The meaning of this action is simple, yet significant – to honor veterans of the Great Patriotic War not in general, but by mentioning each of them individually. Immortal Regiment marched through Chicagoland for the first time; however, every year this action becomes more and more popular. In 2016, more than two million people in fifty countries around the world joined the Immortal Regiment.

This movement, where descendants of veterans and victims of the Great Patriotic War march together carrying portraits of their family members, who participated or died in the Great Patriotic War, started in 2012 in Tomsk, Russia. People print out portraits of their grandparents, great grandparents and other relatives, who participated in the war, make banners with their portraits in a special format, and march together honoring their veterans. This way, the march becomes particularly deep and touching for each individual participant because he is honoring not just veterans in general, but his own relatives, whom he loves and whom he remembers. Dead and alive march together, connecting past and future and representing their mutual strength and adamant spirit.

New York and Toronto, Washington D.C. and Paris, Rome and Pekin, Athens and Seattle, Donetsk and Denver, Mexico and Houston, Sevastopol and Prague, Orlando and Milan, Warsaw and Sophia, Berlin and Riga, even Kiev and of course Moscow – these are just a few names of the cities that took part in the Immortal Regiment. Not only Russian speaking people, but also people of many different nationalities whose grandparents participated in World War II join Russians in this peaceful action honoring their veterans.

During this action, people carry portraits of their relatives and with tears in their eyes tell about their heroism during World War II. They wear Saint George’s Ribbons, a widely recognized military and patriotic symbol in Russia. They unite together in this memory about World War II, a memory that erases borders and differences and gives hope that together we can build a peaceful future for new generations.

The date of this movement is closely related to the Russian Victory Day. In 2016, we celebrate the 71st anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany in 1945. It was the Allied victory in World War II. In Russia, Victory Day is celebrated on May 9, and the Immortal Regiment marches on the same day. This is a National holiday in Russia when people don’t work and have peaceful parades, marches and celebrations. However, it is not a National holiday in other countries, and they have to organize the Immortal Regiment on the closest weekend. Therefore, the Chicago Russian speaking community, which organized this event for the first time, did it on Saturday, May 7.

However, even great ideas need support from local officials. That support was provided by the understanding and friendly representatives of the Des Plaines Park District, particularly from Mary Ann Troxell who received the Dedicated to Excellence Award in April, 2015. Once again, Ms. Troxell proved that she is a highly skilled professional by doing an excellent job such as giving guidelines and coordinating activities and paperwork that helped the initiators of the Chicago Immortal Regiment to have a well-organized and safe event.

The event gathered more than one hundred people and had a very touching atmosphere. The participants, accompanied by the Great Patriotic War songs, marched with the portraits of their relatives from the parking lot next to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to the Lake Park Memorial Pavilion on Lee Street in Des Plaines. When the procession stopped next to the Memorial, the participants and the organizers of the event gave touching speeches honoring their veterans. People also sang World War II songs and danced with the portraits of their veterans in their hands.

James Brookman, Alderman from the City of Des Plaines, joined the event and gave a powerful speech. People greeted his words with applause, realizing that just as many years ago, during World War II, Russians and Americans think and act alike. The support, provided by Mr. Brookman, is greatly appreciated by the Russian speaking community and gives hope to grow into a successful collaboration in the future.

The most touching moment of the event was at the very end during the minute of silence when a popular Russian World War II song called “Cranes” was playing. People had white balloons in their hands and during this song they let the balloons go into the sky. This song is devoted to soldiers who died during World War II saying that their souls turned into beautiful birds – cranes. White balloons represent cranes and the souls of the dead veterans, and when everyone let the balloons go, it meant that the souls of their relatives flew to the sky. Our veterans died, but they are still alive in our hearts.

Now, after this first experience, the initiators of the Immortal Regiment of Chicago hope to organize this action every year and to involve more and more people from Chicago and the suburbs in this peaceful global movement. If you have relatives who participated in World War II, please join us next time. Honor your grandparents and great grandparents, remember their act of bravery, and deliver this memory to your children and grandchildren. And remember – the only way to live is to keep the memory of those who saved this world from fascism alive.

If you want to join the Immortal Regiment next year or have questions, please go to: https://www.facebook.com/%D0%91%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%80%D1%82%D0%BD%D1%8B%D0%B9-%D0%BF%D0%BE%D0%BB%D0%BA-%D0%A7%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B0%D0%B3%D0%BE-228094610868869/?fref=ts

Natalia Dagenhart

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Immortal Regiment / WWII Veterans Remembrance Walk
Dear veterans and families of those, who fought, were injured or died in World War II! You are invited to participate in WWII Veterans Remembrance Walk!
This Remembrance Walk is a global movement and is often referred to as Immortal Regiment. During this walk, the descendants of veterans and victims of WWII march together carrying portraits of their family members, who participated or died in WWII. Dead and alive march together, connecting past and future and representing their mutual strength and adamant spirit.

May 6, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Lake Park, 1015 Howard Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018
(close to Lake Park Sailing and Boating; we will walk down the lake parallel to Lee Str.)

Please, arrive early (at about 12:30 p.m.) to form a column. To order banners with the portraits of your veterans, please contact polkchicago@gmail.com.   We will make and bring them to the event. Please, provide your veterans’ names and dates of birth/death. We will also have a little celebration after the walk. Please, come and honor WWII veterans with us!

Please, direct your questions to:
Anna at: troshina40@gmail.com and Natalia at: natashaizh@comcast.net

This item was posted by a community contributor. To read more about community contributors, click here.

 

Source: Will County News

Like Jackson, Trump is an Intensely American President

Like Jackson, Trump is an Intensely American President

Like Jackson, Trump is an Intensely American President

President Trump gave a historic speech last week honoring President Andrew Jackson. True to current form, the media largely either missed or maligned it.

During his visit to the Hermitage, Jackson’s home and final resting place in Nashville, Tennessee, President Trump paid respects to his predecessor on Jackson’s 250th birthday. He was the first president to do so since Ronald Reagan in 1982. And in his speech President Trump said something I have been saying for nearly a year now: That Presidents Trump and Jackson have a tremendous amount in common.

First, President Trump earned the respect of the Americans who elected him largely by being an outsider and a disruptive force chosen to break up existing Washington power structures. He did this in the campaign by defeating long-time political power brokers in Republican circles. He disrupted the general election by defeating Hillary Clinton – much to the dismay of the establishment in Washington and the media. And he has been working from the White House to further disrupt entrenched special interests and the pervasive, entrenched Washington bureaucracy.

President Trump at Hermitage

“It was during the Revolution that Jackson first confronted and defied an arrogant elite. Does that sound familiar to you?,” President Trump said, “I wonder why they keep talking about Trump and Jackson, Jackson and Trump. Oh, I know the feeling, Andrew.”

Second, both men are intensely American figures who focus nearly all their energy on wresting power away from the ruling class and returning it to normal Americans. This is expressed in both men’s populist messages and actions.

Finally, President Trump, like President Jackson, is heavily criticized by the elites of the day. Trump recognized this and expressed it clearly at the Hermitage.

“Andrew Jackson rejected authority that looked down on the common people. First as a boy, when he bravely served the Revolutionary cause. Next, as the heroic victor at New Orleans where his ragtag – and it was ragtag – militia … drove the British imperial forces from America in a triumphant end to the War of 1812. He was a real general, that one,” President Trump said.

“And, finally, as President – when he reclaimed the people’s government from an emerging aristocracy. Jackson’s victory shook the establishment like an earthquake. Henry Clay, Secretary of State for the defeated President John Quincy Adams, called Jackson’s victory ‘mortifying and sickening’. Oh, boy, does this sound familiar. Have we heard this? This is terrible. He said there had been ‘no greater calamity’ in the nation’s history.”

President Trump’s speech placed the movement that elected him into the context of American history. Over the nearly 250 years that our Republic has grown and changed, the American people have periodically rejected what they sensed as “an emerging aristocracy” and felt the need to elect someone like Trump or Jackson who can shake “the establishment like an earthquake.” You see this in the American Revolution, the Jacksonian Revolution, and now the Trumpian Revolution.

The speech, and President Trump’s visit, also helped frame the events of the past week. In the context of Jackson, President Trump’s America First budget makes perfect sense. His budget supports the priorities and interests of the American people – not those of unelected bureaucrats.

In Detroit, President Trump pledged a “new economic model” for manufacturers that calls for fewer regulations and lower taxes, so more Americans can find jobs to support their families.

Finally, channeling Jackson is perfect for repealing and replacing Obamacare—which will return health care decisions back to the people, doctors, and states.

Naturally, Tennessee news outlets were virtually the only agencies to cover the event. And while national media largely ignored it, a few liberal columnists couldn’t help but criticize Trump for saluting Jackson, who has become persona non-grata among the elite, liberal intelligentsia – despite Trump acknowledging Jackson was “a flawed and imperfect man” and “a product of his time.”

But this is to be expected. One such columnist, Michael Gerson, pointed out another thing President Jackson had in common with President Trump:

“His opponents regarded his presidency as unimaginable, until he beat them,” Gerson wrote.

As his administration continues to grow and change, I suspect President Trump will continue to be a disruptive force in Washington on behalf of normal Americans. And his presidency will be every bit as historic as President Jackson’s.

Your Friend,
Newt

Source: Will County News

College campuses are becoming places where students are expected to look different, but think the same.

It’s no secret that college professors are using their roles to advance liberalism at every turn. College campuses are becoming places where students are expected to look different, but think the same.

Through the Professor Watchlist, Turning Point USA is holding professors accountable for their bias, indoctrination, and outright ridiculous behavior in the classroom.

Here are 5 of our newest additions to the list:

Dr. Ciccariello-Maher is a professor at Drexel University. Last week Ciccariello-Maher tweeted out about wanting to “vomit” because a uniformed military service member was given a first class plane ticket from another passenger. Click here to read the full story.

Dr. Danielle Allen is a distinguished professor at Harvard University. Recently during one of her lectures, Miller compared the rise of President Trump to the rise of Adolph Hitler in Nazi Germany. Click here for more information.

Eric Canin is an adjunct professor at California State University – Fullerton. Canin was recently accused of assaulting a college republican student and was subsequently suspended by the University. Click here to learn more.

Dr. Nancy Scheper Hughes is a Professor of Medical Anthropology at the University of California – Berkeley.  After the Orlando Night Club Massacre, Hughes blamed the National Rifle Association (NRA) for the act of domestic terrorism. Click here for more information.

Chris Knap is a Professor of Communications at California State University – Long Beach. In one of his classes, Knap assigned a homework assignment which mocked Trump as sexist and homophobic. The assignment involved an employee named “Ronald Plump” that harassed women and used homophobic slurs. Click here for the full story.

Last night I joined Tucker Carlson on FOX News to talk about our Professor Watchlist, and the newest additions.

We’re holding professors accountable for their actions, and people are taking notice.

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Source: Will County News

Trump news March 30, 2017

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WHITE HOUSE MEMO
President Donald J. Trump is taking action to build a dynamic, booming economy that works for all Americans. Today, he will also meet with the Prime Minister of Denmark, strengthening our alliance with a country that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the United States in our commitment to defeating ISIS.
AFTERNOON:

  • 12:00PM: President Trump hosts a Legislative Affairs lunch on opioid and drug abuse
  • 3:10PM: President Trump meets with Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen of Denmark
  • 3:25PM: President Trump leads an expanded bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Rasmussen
FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP
OVAL OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS
President Trump speaks at the Women’s Empowerment Panel.
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President Trump holds a listening session on opioid and drug abuse.
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President Trump signs an Executive Order Establishing the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
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President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks at the Women’s Empowerment Panel in the East Room. (Official White House Photo by Jonathan Gallegos).
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Vice President Mike Pence participates in the swearing-in of David Friedman, United States Ambassador to Israel.
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WHITE HOUSE HISTORY

The White House Easter Egg Roll is a timeless White House tradition, dating back to 1878 and the presidency of President Rutherford B. Hayes. This photo is from the Easter Egg Roll in 1889. (Library of Congress Online Catalog). View Photo
This year’s White House Easter Egg Roll will be held on April 17, 2017 on the South Lawn of the White House.
PRESS ROOM
Watch yesterday’s press briefing with Sean Spicer:

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Today’s press briefing will take place at 1:30PM ET in the White House Briefing Room with Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Watch it LIVE here.

NEWS REPORTS
  • The Washington Times: “Trump vows to step up efforts to combat the nation’s drug addiction, opioid problems”
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  • The Washington Examiner: “Trump celebrates women’s history month with empowerment panel”
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  • The Washington Times: “Melania Trump: Era of brutality against women, children ‘is over’”
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  • Breitbart: “Exclusive: Secretary Ryan Zinke Ready to Restore Trust in the Interior Department”
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Source: Will County News

Press Release Mark Batinick: Serving Illinois seniors in a new, more cost-efficient way

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State Representative Mark Batinick

 

For Immediate Release                                                                      Contact: Debbie Kraulidis

March 30, 2017                                                                                                         (815) 254-0000

 

Serving Illinois seniors in a new, more cost-efficient way

 

By Mark Batinick

State Representative, 97th District

 

As consumers, when we walk into a store we have many options, not only in the products we choose but in the brands of those products. As taxpayers, we rarely get that option. As a state, Illinois spends 3.7 times the national average on our non-Medicaid clients, but we have one of the largest numbers of low-need individuals in costly nursing homes[i]. Spending more money hasn’t resulted in better services or better quality of life for the people that need them.

 

The Illinois Department on Aging has developed a new program that will improve the way Illinois serves seniors not eligible for Medicaid while saving the state money. The Community Reinvestment Program allows the state to maintain funding at 2 times the national average for seniors not eligible for Medicaid while addressing the projected 57 percent increase in our aging population.

 

Under the current system, all seniors, regardless of Medicaid eligibility status, receive services under a federal Medicaid waiver that relies heavily on the use of home care aides. Under CRP, homemakers remain an essential part of the services provided and are still offered as a core service of the program. However, there are some services that homemakers simply can’t provide such as home modifications (e.g., grab bars), assistive technology (e.g., walking canes, tub transfer benches) and medication management – all services offered through the Community Reinvestment Program.

 

This new program – which is projected to save the state $120 million – allows us to incorporate new, innovative and cost-efficient ways to serve clients and increase the menu of options they can choose from to meet their needs. In addition to the core services offered through the CRP, seniors will be eligible for one-time expenses that could improve their quality of life and reduce nursing home or emergency room admittance, thus saving the state money.

 

For example, a senior may enjoy the independence of doing their own laundry, but due to persistent hip or other medical issues, can no longer get down the stairs to where the laundry is located. Under CCP, we may pay a homemaker $17.14 an hour for 5 hours each week to come into the home and take care of the laundry; however, under CRP we have the opportunity to provide a one-time expense that could relocate that washer and dryer to the main level, giving the senior greater independence and quality of life by allowing them to do a task that they enjoy while saving the state money.

 

Seniors are the largest consumers of medications and are the most vulnerable to adverse reactions/events; non-adherence to a medication regimen is a primary reason many frail older adults are placed in nursing facilities. Thirty percent of older adult hospital admissions are drug related, with over 11% due to medication adherence and 10%-17% due to adverse effects of medications. Under CRP, seniors needing assistance with managing these medications will have access to medication management services to simplify their medication regimens, reduce the risk of adverse reactions to medications and reduce admissions to emergency rooms and long-term care facilities. One-time expenses such as these can be included as part of the menu of optional services offered to seniors in the program. Savings through CRP come from the flexibility of services that we are able to provide; these savings can then be stretched to cover clients with greater needs or new clients.

 

Finding new, innovative and cost-efficient ways to serve seniors and increase the menu of options they can choose from to address their unmet needs is long overdue and is a necessary step to provide the best possible service for seniors and maintain quality services to a fast-growing population. ​

 

CRP shows us that, as a state, we can be more responsible with the taxpayer’s money and still provide our most vulnerable populations a variety of services that will address their needs and improve their quality of life.

 

Source: Will County News

WWII Veterans Remembrance Walk May 6,2017

Source: Will County News

Homer 33C Second-graders show they’ve got rhythm at school musical

News Release

Homer CCSD 33C

Goodings Grove   Luther J. Schilling   William E. Young   William J. Butler

Hadley Middle   Homer Jr. High

 

Contact: Charla Brautigam, Communications/Public Relations Manager

cbrautigam@homerschools.org | 708-226-7628

 

For Immediate Release:

March 30, 2017

 

Rumble in the Jungle

Second-graders show they’ve got rhythm at school musical

 

Butler School second-graders delighted friends and family with a jungle-themed musical on March 29.

 

Led by music teacher Joel Huffman, students took turns playing xylophones and turbano drums as they sang a variety of catchy tunes, such as Shanghai Chicken, Dancing Hippopotamus and Monkey Around from Seussical the Musical.

“These guys worked really hard,” said Huffman, explaining how students have been working on rhythm in class by echoing his voice with their own voices and musical instruments.

 

Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/homer33c?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

 

Source: Will County News

Trump News March 29, 2017

The White House 

WHITE HOUSE MEMO
President Donald J. Trump is taking action to address the opioid epidemic that is decimating families and communities around our nation. In keeping with the President’s campaign promises, the Trump administration is stopping the drugs from flowing across the border, and today the President is hosting a listening session on drug and opioid abuse.
MORNING:

  • 11:00AM: President Trump hosts an Opioid and Drug Abuse Listening Session

AFTERNOON:

  • 3:45PM: President Trump visits the Women’s Empowerment Panel
FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP
OVAL OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS
President Trump signs an Executive Order Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth.
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President Trump’s Energy Independence Policy.
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President Trump leads a listening session with the Fraternal Order of Police.
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Readout of the President’s Call with the Chancellor of Germany.
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Readout of the President’s Call with the Prime Minister of India.
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WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Photo of the Day:

President Donald J. Trump signs an Executive Order Promoting Energy Independence at the Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters. (Official White House Photo by Jonathan Gallegos).
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PRESS ROOM
Watch yesterday’s press briefing with Sean Spicer:

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NEWS REPORTS
  • CNBC: “Americans haven’t been this confident about job market since 2001”
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  • Daily Caller: “Trump Signs Sweeping Order To Dismantle Obama Climate Policies, Promote ‘Energy Independence’”
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  • The Washington Times: “White House declares ‘the war on coal is over’ as Trump begins unraveling Obama’s climate agenda”
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Source: Will County News