News Around Illinois – February 17, 2020

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Families Begin Moving Into Champaign’s New Bristol Development CHAMPAIGN – Champaign city officials say the first families began moving into the new Bristol Development over the weekend. The 90-units making up Phase One of the development were built on the site of the old Bristol Place neighborhood at Bradley Avenue and Market Street on the […]

Illinois Joins Multi-State Lawsuit Over New Food Stamp Rules

CHICAGO — Illinois joined a multi-state lawsuit over proposed Trump administration rules on food stamps that could cause hundreds of thousands of Americans to lose benefits, Attorney General Kwame Raoul confirmed Thursday. The rule, expected to go into effect in April, limits states from exempting work-eligible adults from having to maintain steady employment in order […]

Coalition Of States, Including IL, Sue Over Rules Governing 3D-Printed Guns

WASHINGTON — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet. New York Attorney General Tish James, who helped lead the coalition of state attorneys general, argued that posting the […]

Lawsuit Alleges McDonald’s Puts Employees In Physical Danger

CHICAGO (AP) — A group of employees from 13 McDonald’s restaurants in Chicago filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the company’s drive for profits puts workers at “daily risk” of physical attack by dangerous customers. [perfectpullquote align=”left” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] “McDonald’s takes seriously its responsibility to provide and foster a safe working […]