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Local religious leaders advocate changing Illinois flat income tax to bracketed system

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 20, 2016

Filed under City, State

Religious leaders in Evanston are urging state legislators to change the current flat income tax to a graduated tax system considering deficits to social services due to the budget crisis. The First Congregational Church of...

Church organizes temporary shelter for homeless during Evanston winters

Madeline Fox, Reporter

November 3, 2014

Filed under City, Local

When the temperature drops below 5 degrees this winter, a local organization will open a shelter for Evanston’s homeless population to provide them with a place to sleep and protection from severe weather. Interfaith Action...

Evanston homeless shelter open more often than usual due to cold start to 2014

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 30, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A local nonprofit has increased its shelter assistance to Evanston homeless residents in response to extreme temperatures early this year. Though Evanston does not have round-the-clock refuge for the homeless, Interfaith Action...