The Illinois Tollway has announced that I-Passes are on sale from October 1 through December 31, 2014. The cost to open a new I-PASS account is reduced to $30. This includes a $10 deposit and $20 pre-paid toll amount. This offer is only available by calling 1-800-UC-IPASS (1-800-824-7277) -- and is not available online or at Jewel-Osco store locations.
The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is currently seeking qualified applicants for various positions within the agency; including three in the Chicago area. If you or anyone you know may be interested, please click HERE for complete job listings and online application.
Announcement from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
Every year, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning offers a high school leadership development program called Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP).  The program is for students interested in learning about regional planning needs and what can be done to solve them. The deadline for applications is next Monday, September 22. 

GURNEE – In one of her first actions upon taking office on July 2, State Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) indicated she would decline state pension benefits provided to members of the Illinois General Assembly. An accountant by trade and fiscal conservative, Jesiel said her decision reflects a personal commitment to fiscal discipline and her conviction that being entrusted as an elected official should be a public service and not an incentive for personal financial enrichment.