Legal Council Blog

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Illinois legisilation introduced to decriminalize HIV

Advocates and Legislators Introduce Bill to Decriminalize HIV in Illinois

February 25, 2021

A new bill in Illinois aims to end criminal penalties against people living with HIV.

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President Biden Reopens Affordable Care Act Enrollment

February 5, 2021

President Biden signed two executive orders aimed at bolstering the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid, expressing prioritization of healthcare.

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New Executive Order takes first step towards undoing harmful public charge rule

New Executive Order Takes First Step Towards Ending Public Charge Wealth Test

February 3, 2021

A new Executive Order takes the first step towards undoing the former administration’s harmful public charge rule.

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Next Phase of IL’s COVID Vaccine Rollout Includes People in Prisons and Jails

January 25, 2021

Phase 1B of Illinois’ roll out begins this week. Soon, people who are incarcerated will be able to access the COVID vaccine.

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5 Ways the New Administration Can Advance Health Justice

January 20, 2021

The new Administration and majority in Congress could allow for a variety of new advances in health care and services.

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Celebrating the Legal Beagles

December 16, 2020

Celebrating two longtime supporters of Legal Council for their participation at AIDS Run & Walk!

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Client Focus: Marquis

December 15, 2020

Read the story of Marquis, a 6th grader who couldn’t find the support he needed to learn and grow.

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Tackling Inequities on Chicago’s South Side

December 4, 2020

Legal Council announces an expansion of legal services to Chicago’s South Side.

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Recognizing World AIDS Day in 2020

World AIDS Day: Living With HIV in 2020

December 1, 2020

Legal Council attorney Jessica Rhoades explores issues facing our clients with HIV in 2020.

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