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Handling a visit from OSHA

March 12, 2022

So, OSHA has visited your facility, you’ve done everything we previously talked about, and now comes the hard part…WAITING! Very seldom will you escape an OSHA visit without a citation.  Remember…the funds they collect go into the General Fund, and we as a nation aren’t doing too well financially, so they are out for every…

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Five Things You Should Know about the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) by Kankakee County Communications Director Jasmyne Humble

March 10, 2022

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law in March of 2021, but what do you know about it? You probably are familiar with the high demand conversations and news articles surrounding the COVID-19 stimulus checks, and maybe you’ve been hearing some talks about “ARPA” within the past year. Did you know this…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Veronica Featherston

March 9, 2022

Actively involved in the community, Veronica Featherston is going on her one-year anniversary as the Director of the Kankakee County Museum and as the Co-Chair Representative of the Young Professionals Network (YPN). Veronica grew up in Manteno and after graduating from Illinois State University with a bachelor’s in anthropology, she joined the Air National Guard…

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