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Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services

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Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services

Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services Brighton Park Neighborhood Council holds 2019 Public Meeting  In the midst of strong political turmoil, threats to immigrant communities, attacks on black and brown youth, and a push for a higher wage, the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council and community members organize a Public Meeting with legislators. …

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition With a rising awareness of the importance of the role of women in society, government, politics and the need to continue to champion equality for the sexes, remembering one of the pioneers of women in politics in Chicago is important. Jane Byrne deserves more recognition as Chicago’s first…

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Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District

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Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District

Podcast: A preview of the upcoming battle for the 3rd Congressional District Another battle in the 3rd Congressional District: Dan Lipinski, Marie Newman, Rush Darwish. Season 1, Episode 17, June 17, 2019     Award-winning former Chicago City Hall reporter, and syndicated political columnist Ray Hanania offers a preview of the upcoming battle brewing in…

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2nd Candidate to challenge Lipinski in March 2020

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2nd Candidate to challenge Lipinski in March 2020

2nd Candidate to challenge Lipinski in March 2020 Rush Darwish declares run for US Congress IL-3 at packed rally in Palos Hills, focuses on grassroots support and taking down Trump At a Saturday, June 15 rally at Moraine Valley Community College to launch his congressional campaign for the 3rd District of Illinois, small business owner…

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Lipinski pushes to add Poland to US Visa Waiver program

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Lipinski pushes to add Poland to US Visa Waiver program

Lipinski pushes to add Poland to US Visa Waiver program Lipinski Praises Step Forward Towards Admitting Poland to the Visa Waiver Program as Polish President Visits U.S. House to review Polish Visa Waicver legislation introduced by U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski. Chicago and its suburbs have one of the largest concentrations of Polish Americans Under current…

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Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police

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Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police

Hold communities accountable and stop blaming the police Chicago continues to be ravaged by street gang gun-related violence. Mayor Lightfoot has vowed to address the problem. But only focusing on the Chicago Police is not the answer. More emphasis needs to be placed on the residents living in the communities where the violence occurs to…

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