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Lawmaker Wants More Local Control Over Abandoned Property

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman File)

A state lawmaker is pushing to give local governments more control over abandoned properties. Senator Steve Stadelman advocated for a measure that would allow cities and counties more leeway in maintaining, improving, or demolishing blighted properties. The bill is in the hands of Governor J.B. Pritzker.

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