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Governor Pritzker Delivers Budget Address

By Stephen S. Morrill, Principal of Morrill & Fiedler LLC (M&F), with contributions by Curt Fiedler On Wednesday, February 20, Governor Pritzker delivered his inaugural budget address. According to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Governor Pritzker’s Fiscal Year … Continue reading

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Save Money and Energy with the Peoples Gas Commercial and Industrial Program

The Peoples Gas Energy Efficiency Program can help your building save money and energy. The program’s energy advisors will meet with you to discuss natural gas savings measures for your building and perform a free energy assessment. In addition, you … Continue reading

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Two Years In With OSHA’s Rope Descent Systems Rule Change — What We’ve Learned

By Terry McDonald, S.E., P.E, Klein & Hoffman Across Chicagoland it’s a common sight to see window washers perched on the sides of the city’s buildings, sometime hundreds of feet above the street, at work cleaning the windows and glass … Continue reading

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BOMA/Chicago Education Committee Profile

By Susan Hammer, BOMA/Chicago Education Committee Chair and Vice President/General Manager at AMA Plaza Sir Isaac Newton once said: “What we know is a drop, what we don’t know is an ocean.”  This philosophy is what drives BOMA/Chicago’s Education Committee … Continue reading

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Illinois Legislative Preview

By Stephen S. Morrill, Principal of Morrill & Fiedler LLC (M&F) Policy decisions made in Springfield greatly impact the commercial office industry and BOMA/Chicago members have an ongoing interest in Illinois election outcomes.  As a follow up to last week’s … Continue reading

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Help Us Fight Hunger this Holiday Season

Make a Food or Financial Donation through December 7 By BOMA/Chicago Each year, the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) provides meals for 1 in 6 residents living in Cook County. This translates into 810,000+ men, women and children. For those … Continue reading

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Illinois 2018 General Election Review

By Stephen S. Morrill, Principal of Morrill & Fiedler LLC (M&F) The 2018 Illinois General Election was held earlier this month on Tuesday, November 6.  The anticipated “blue wave,” while not as impactful as originally predicted (at least in the … Continue reading

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