Illinois State Representative Mary Flowers explains why the Senate had to pass a bill that allowed Illinois schools to teach Cursive Writing. Representative Flowers also breaks down why the Debt Transparency Act was passed. The Small Business Grant for Public Aid recipients is revisited & Representative Flowers offers more details about up to how much Public Aid recipients can receive for their small business.
Illinois State Representative Mary Flowers talks about the Department of Human Services Small Business Grant Program that has recently been approved by the Illinois General Assembly and has now been sent to Gov. Rauner. The program would require the Department of Human Services to establish a small business grant program for public aid recipients who are interested in developing a new start-up business. Rep. Flowers, the primary sponsor of the bill, explains its benefits and how it is possible given the state’s current financial situation.
Today three new bills will be introduced in the Illinois Senate dealing with consumer privacy protection in mind. Joining Mason to explain what these bills are and why they are necessary is Outreach Director at Digital Privacy Alliance Matthew Erickson.
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