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Staley-Ferry outlines Capital update to Labor

Staley-Ferry outlines Capital update to Labor

I was pleased to be invited to update labor on our progress in Will County.  As you can see by the report listed below, these are very exciting times.  I look forward to updating you again in the near future. Public Safety Complex 1)           Projected substantial completion date moved up to November 13th. 2)           Sheriff is expected to be fully moved…

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Successful Campaign Fundraiser

Successful Campaign Fundraiser

September 7th, 2017 – What an overwhelmingly successful night we had last night! I could not be more grateful for the support shown by everyone who attended the Lauren Staley-Ferry for Will County Clerk Campaign Kickoff Fundraiser. I think back to January 2014, when we held our first fundraiser for my County Board Campaign. We had a small room filled…

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Staley-Ferry To Run For Will County Clerk

Staley-Ferry To Run For Will County Clerk

By John Ferak (Patch Staff) – Updated September 4, 2017 4:53 pm ET JOLIET, IL – A Will County Board member has announced her intentions to become the next Will County Clerk. Lauren Staley-Ferry, a Democrat from Joliet, cites her experience in the private sector and her experience on the county board, in preparing her to take on the role of county clerk. “I…

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Public Safety Complex Ahead Of Schedule

Public Safety Complex Ahead Of Schedule

By Monica DeSantis Aug 16, 2017 @ 6:10 AM Members of the Will County Board toured the new Public Safety Complex on Tuesday as the building enters its final phases of construction. Construction is slated for completion in December, and some offices will move into the building as soon as September 1, 2017. “It’s exciting to see the building take shape…

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Walsh cites collaboration as key to Will County’s successes

Walsh cites collaboration as key to Will County’s successes

Susan DeMar Lafferty Daily Southtown Collaboration and compromise have been the keys to Will County’s many successes in the past year, said Executive Larry Walsh in his State of the County speech Thursday morning. The county’s many achievements — its strong financial health, current building projects and capital improvement plan, new businesses, like Amazon’s five facilities, and thousands of new…

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Will County public health programs in jeopardy

Will County public health programs in jeopardy

By LAUREN LEONE–CROSS Grappling with severe depression, Robert Talkie said he first walked into the Will County Health Department 15 years ago in need of mental health services. On Monday, he spoke out against the May 27 suspension of those state-funded programs during a news conference in Joliet that included elected officials, mental health advocates and county employees. Talkie urged Illinois lawmakers…

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