The Basics Of Voting, Especially By Mail

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Feature Image by Morning Brew on Unsplash  The Nov. 3 Presidential Election will be an unprecedented election in U.S. history, with many people forced to rely on mail-in voting to cast their ballots just as the U.S. Postal Service is being pushed into a state of disarray by the Trump administration. […]

Application Period Opens For Illinois’ COVID-19 Mortgage Assistance Program

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews || Feature Image by Tierra Mallorca on Unsplash  SPRINGFIELD — Approximately 10,000 Illinois households whose members have struggled to pay their mortgage during the novel coronavirus pandemic can receive grants worth up to $15,000 each from the state Housing Development Authority. A U.S. Census Bureau survey found that more than one in 10 […]

Department Of Transportation Opens Applications For Local Transportation Funding

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that local governments and planning commissions may begin applying for up to $2 million in grant funding to improve transportation in their communities. The Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program, or ITEP, is in its 14th cycle of funding. There is […]

OPINION: A Con ‘As Old As Jim Crow And Older’

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 || By Michael Romain || Opinion || @maywoodnews  The irreverent investigative reporter Greg Palast has written perhaps the most important book of the year, which I recommend everyone run out and get (preferably from The Book Table). The first page of Palast’s How Trump Stole 2020 should shock you out of complacency about this upcoming election, […]