SSMMA approves 2017 legislative priorities
The program seeks to address the stability of local governments and the south suburban communities, as well as the legislative needs of the southern suburbs.
This year the Legislative Priorities focus on those items that the SSMMA believes are its top state, federal and county priorities for 2017:
Ensure the Stability of Local Government and Municipal Budgets
Pass a New, Comprehensive Capital Bill
Expand Casinos— include a South Suburban License
Support Key Transportation Projects— South Suburban Airport, Metra Southeast Commuter Rail Line, and the Illiana Expressway
Adequately Fund Our Higher Education Institutions
Support a Level 1 Trauma Center in the South Suburbs
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