Sweeney is expected to pay back $19,000 and Redmond told the I-Team, "They want $20,799 dollars back, every single cent, even though I was approved for it." Earlier this year, lawmakers decided that people who received these unemployment overpayment letters for being paid "too much federal or state money," can appeal or ask for a waiver. If granted, they could qualify for overpayment forgiveness. The I-Team has received dozens of emails and calls from people who are trying to get relief, but they can't get answers or they're still getting bills they say they owe the money back. "A lot of representatives aren't able to assist me," Sweeney said. "I've been told a couple of times that a supervisor would give me a call back and that's just never happened. There was no information about how to appeal or if there was a waiver program." "There was no way for me to fill out a waiver because there was no link there," said Redmond. The Illinois Department of Employment Security, which is in charge of distributing federal and state funds and collecting all of the overpayments, said the waiver program has not yet been implemented. The agency said they don't have a time frame of when it will be. "They're insulting Illinois residents by saying, pay us back money because of the error that we made, I think it's just morally wrong," said Illinois Minority Leader Jim Durkin. Durkin is trying to get answers for hundreds of people in his district and all over the state. "My office is still getting phone calls and I thought we were past this," he said. Rep. Durkin said some people are in limbo about their repayment status and he says others are being told they were denied. "You owe us money, and if you don't, we're going to garnish your wages, we're going to put a lien we're going to put a claim on whatever type of job you have right now," he said. If you are in this situation, Durkin said, "Check in with members of your legislature, that's the only way you're going to be able to get the squeaky wheel moving, bring your documents in, and let us try to talk to the Department of Employment Security, I wish there was an easier way about it, but I encourage people to talk to members of the Illinois house, Illinois Senate coming up the ordeal that they're going through. That's our job." Fortunately, Redmond and Sweeney are back at their jobs, but neither can get answers about money they're told they owe. "It's devastating to me," said Redmond. "It's devastating for me and my family and I just can't do it." If you're still waiting on an answer or if you have been told you were denied overpayment forgiveness, you can also try to make an in-person appointment. Many of the brick and mortar offices have recently reopened but they don't accept walk-ins.https://abc7chicago.com/ides-illinois-unemployment-phone-number-contact/11032993/
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That figure would assume key decisions like voting locations, precinct staffing and vote certification. In the GOP’s action in Fulton County, Democrats see the makings of a grand design to take control of local election offices in the metro Atlanta region, which would give Republicans the power to challenge election results, hold up certification and announce investigations in the counties that produce the most Democratic votes. In other words, it would enable them to execute the pieces of the Trump playbook that failed in 2020. While the law only allows election boards in four counties at a time to be disbanded, that would be more than enough to swing a statewide election if those counties happened to be Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb and DeKalb — the state’s four most populous counties — where the bulk of Georgia’s Democratic votes are concentrated. “It's hard to see how this isn't just a cursory act before the takeover,” said Erick Allen, a Democratic state representative and candidate for lieutenant governor whose district sits in Cobb County, north of Atlanta. “I don't know anyone that's thinking that this is not going to lead to what we think.” Fulton and neighboring Gwinnett, DeKalb and Cobb counties played key roles in turning the longtime red state into one of the most competitive battlegrounds in the nation. In a state that hasn’t voted for a Democratic presidential nominee since 1996, those four counties combined netted Joe Biden a 625,000 vote margin over Donald Trump, enough to offset Trump’s rural performance in Georgia. That metro Atlanta coalition of Black, Latino and Asian voters also fueled the success of Sens. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, whose campaigns ginned up historic turnout in the region during both the November general election and January 2021 runoffs. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) on Capitol Hill July 15, 2021. | Francis Chung/E&E News / Francis Chung/E&E News “Hanging over our heads, we're thinking, ‘Big Brother's watching,‘” said Jacquelyn Bettadapur, chair of the Cobb County Democratic party. “If [Republicans] don't like what they see, are they gonna roll into town and want to do a performance review?” Republicans have largely dismissed Democratic concerns as overblown. Senate President Pro Tem Butch Miller, who is running for lieutenant governor, said that his statehouse colleagues have not yet made plans to establish election review panels in the counties around metro Atlanta. “We will get to those counties as time comes, if that's appropriate, but we're not going after [them],” Miller, who co-sponsored the legislation, said. “There's no, quote, hit list, unquote. We're just trying to take care of the business at hand.” The Fulton County review was initiated after Republican lawmakers sent two letters to the state elections board last month, citing long lines, administrative issues and late distribution of absentee ballots during the 2018 and 2020 elections.https://www.politico.com/news/2021/09/02/georgia-democrats-election-gambit-508681
The Michigan Wolverines defense how much is yours worth? kept the Rocky Lombardi-led Northern Illinois offense in check the entire afternoon this past Saturday en route to the dominating 63-10 victory. The Huskies barely eclipsed 200 yards, aided by a late touchdown drive while Michigan was rewarding the walk-ons with some playing time in the 4th quarter. Rocky Lombardi couldn’t replicate his performance from last year as a Spartan, only putting up 46 yards on 9/17 through the air, with the aforementioned late touchdown and an interception to go with it. He did pick up the longest play from scrimmage for the Huskies on the ground with a 45 yard scamper, but that’s about as far as the highlights go for Northern Illinois on the day. The best individual defensive performers for the Wolverines are hard to pick out. Josh Rosh led the scoresheet with 6 tackles, but safeties RJ Moten & Dax Hill flashed plays. Alongside Ross, fellow linebackers Nikhai Hill-Green and Junior Colson looked solid, proving my preseason prediction, that the linebacker position was the weakest on the team, may have been a bad one. With lots of defensive plays to go through, here, let’s check who did well, who could’ve done a bit better, and everything in between. As always, leave a comment below with any questions or additional notes you have that I may have missed in one of these plays.https://www.maizenbrew.com/football/2021/9/24/22691312/defensive-film-analysis-vs-northern-illinois