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  •  Illinois residents for the first time can apply for permits to carry concealed weapons.

    Lawmakers ready to tinker with concealed carryJan 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Just days after Illinois started accepting applications for concealed carry permits, lawmakers are putting forth all kinds of proposals to change the controversial law. For example, Rep. Deborah Conroy wants to raise fines for violators and Sen. Dan Kotowski wants to ban concealed weapons in churches.

     
  • Moylan to meet residents in Des Plaines Jan 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan will host a coffee shop stop at the Oakton Arms Pavilion on Monday, Jan. 13, to provide constituents an opportunity to voice their thoughts and concerns.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Jan 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Lashawn T. Smith, 52, of Chicago, was charged with obstructing identification around 4 a.m. Friday, according a sheriff’s report. Smith is accused of giving deputies false information after they responded to a stalled vehicle at Keslinger and Schneider roads near Elburn.

     
  • Fox Valley police reports Jan 7, 2014 12:00 AM
    Brian K. Pompa, 40, of Elgin, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving too fast for conditions after he crashed into a ditch at about 2:04 a.m. Sunday near Route 72 and Big Timber Road near Hampshire, according to a sheriff’s report.

     
  • Moylan office hours in Elk Grove Dec 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan will hold satellite constituent service office hours in January in Elk Grove Village, where residents can come with questions or opinions on state issues.

     
  • Moylan vote ‘on the right side of history’ Dec 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: State Rep. Marty Moylan is "on the right side of history" with his vote to support marriage equality, write Daniel Wayne Dorman of Des Plaines. "This is about treating all people equally under the law and it is long overdue," he writes.

     
  • Moylan’s staff in Elk Grove Nov 10, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) will hold satellite office hours this month at the Elk Grove Village Public Library in an effort to make his office more accessible to residents who don’t live near his home office in Des Plaines, officials said.

     
  • Moylan’s district office to stay open longer May 27, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat representing the 55th House District, will keep his district office open longer on Thursdays to allow working families to take advantage of the constituent service office.

     
  • Moylan reaches out to Elk Grove Village, Park Ridge constituents May 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat, will be starting satellite constituent service office hours on Wednesdays in June in Park Ridge and Elk Grove Village.

     
  • Sen. Dan Kotowski

    Senate Democrats want more school money, not cuts May 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Illinois Senate Democrats are proposing a $156 million boost in primary and secondary education next year. Key budget negotiators say the money would help schools keep pace with funding levels this year.

     
  • Moylan, DeVry host job fair Apr 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat, is partnering with DeVry University to hold a Job Boot Camp, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Elk Grove Park District's Rainbow Falls, 200 Rev. Morrison Blvd., Elk Grove Village. Jobseekers will have the opportunity to learn about resume development, job search strategies, and other vital aspects to finding a job.

     
  •  Kids can sit in the seat of an antique tractor, ride pedal tractors, see farm animals and more at the eighth annual Touch-A-Tractor at the Kane County Farm Bureau in St. Charles.

    ‘Touch-A-Tractor’ fun returns to Kane County Farm Bureau Apr 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    The eighth annual "Touch-A-Tractor" will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, April 5; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, on the front lawn of the Kane County Farm Bureau, 2N710 Randall Road, Randall Road at Oak Street, St. Charles. The event benefits the Kane County Farm Bureau Foundation Ag Literacy and Scholarship Programs.

     
  •  Fire personnel work at the scene fire along Weber Drive in the Valley View subdivision on Friday night.

    House fire breaks out in Valley View Mar 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    Firefighters are battling a fire in the 6N500 block of Weber Drive, in the Valley View subdivision near St. Charles. According to fire radio scanner reports,flames are showing from a two-story frame house believed to be unoccupied.

     
  • Moylan hosts town-hall forum in Des Plaines Mar 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat, will be holding a town hall meeting in Des Plaines from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Des Plaines City Hall, 1420 Miner St. Moylan, who took office in January, is seeking input on current issues facing the state and will answer questions from the audience. "I am eager to discuss with my constituents the issues that affect them most," Moylan said in a news release. To reserve a seat, schedule Moylan to attend an upcoming meeting, or for more information, contact Moylan's constituent service office at (847) 635-6821 or email staterepmoylan@gmail.com.

     
  • Marty Moylan

    Moylan's tougher hazing penalty wins committee backing Feb 27, 2013 12:00 AM
    Recent hazing scandals at Maine West and Hoffman Estates high schools have prompted one state official to call for a tougher penalty for school officials and employees who fail to report hazing. State Rep. Marty Molyan's plan was approved 15-0 by a House committee Wednesday, sending the proposal to the full House for further debate.

     
  • Moylan to host town hall in Elk Grove Township Feb 1, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan will conduct a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Elk Grove Township offices, 2400 S. Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights. For more information, call Moylan’s full-time constituent service office at (847) 635-6821 or email staterepmoylan@gmail.com.

     
  • Martin J. Moylan

    Moylan opens Des Plaines constituent service office Jan 30, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat representing the 55th House District, will conduct an open house Saturday, Feb. 9, inaugurating his new constituent service office at 24 S. Des Plaines River Road in Des Plaines. Constituents are invited to visit the office between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

     
  • Moylan wants residents’ ideas Jan 22, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan is asking residents of the 55th district to offer their ideas for potential state legislation. “Constituents’ input in the legislative process is vital to crafting practical, common-sense legislation,” Moylan said.

     
  • Moylan hosts town hall meeting in Park Ridge Jan 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat representing the 55th House District, will host a town hall meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Maine Township offices, 1700 Ballard Road, Park Ridge. The meeting is to garner input from constituents on current issues facing Illinois.

     
  • Marty Moylan

    Moylan seeks participants for advisory committees Jan 14, 2013 12:00 AM
    State Rep. Marty Moylan, a Des Plaines Democrat representing the 55th House District, is seeking participation from area residents in his community advisory committees on education, women's issues, economic development, veteran issues, senior issues, transportation and public safety. "These advisory committees are my eyes and ears in the district while I'm down in Springfield," Moylan said.

     
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