Out and About/Legislative Update

A couple of outings yesterday: a trip to Brookfield Zoo and also an impromptu cookout over at Humiston Woods. Earlier this week, Mandi took some photos for us at the Streator Area Chamber of Commerce annual Legislative Update: Our elected representatives talked about the financial state of things, Medicaid, school funding, and getting more jobs in Illinois. They were all very serious when they talked. Mandi had a question: why don’t we get a shopping mall or Kohl’s for young people and build an interstate by Streator so we have more business? She didn’t get a chance to ask, but will ask Senator Rezin when she comes for a tour in October. Here is the Times article on the event:

http://mywebtimes.com/archives/ottawa/display.php?id=441277

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