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Mask Wearing: Lessons from the NBA, NHL and MLB

On Tuesday, I voted as a member of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) to suspend an emergency rule issued by the Department of Public Health (DPH) which adds language to enforce the Governor’s statewide emergency order on face … Continue reading

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How Soon We Recover Depends Upon Us

As we move into Phase 3 of the “Restore Illinois” plan tomorrow, there are a few things that need to be said. . None of us are happy about the pace at which life is returning to “normal”. We all … Continue reading

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“Mort de la Guerre”

Over forty years ago while bicycling through eastern France, I took a break and walked into a small grove of trees which grew in the middle of a wheat field. There, sitting in a small clearing was a simple stone, … Continue reading

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The Next Step to Opening Up the Economy

With the announcement of Washington’s three-phase plan to begin opening up the economy after the COVID-19 lockdown, the focus now shifts to determining the extent to which states and municipalities meet certain “gating criteria” which show how the rate of … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update: Local Resources

As you are no doubt aware, the Governor issued an executive order requiring people to stay in their homes until April 7th except for the purpose of obtaining essential needs. A fuller explanation of what constitutes “essential need” and those … Continue reading

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