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Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis

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Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis

Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis Carjackings in Illinois are at an epidemic level. People are afraid in every part of the state. The number of carjackings in 2021 has exceeded 2020, leading the Illinois State Police to announce earlier this year that it’s partnering with federal and local…

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Orland Park drops from “Safest City” list while Orland Hills rises

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Orland Park drops from “Safest City” list while Orland Hills rises

Orland Park drops from “Safest City” list while Orland Hills rises Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau tried to distract voters from the community’s rising crime rate by citing a real estate website which asserted that Orland Park was one of the “safest cities” in Illinois. But a recent survey by Safewise, which is considered more…

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Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race

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Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race

Chicago Alderman David Moore Enters Secretary of State Race Chicago South Side Alderman David Moore is announcing his run for Illinois Secretary of State to replace long time incumbent Jesse White, who is retiring at the end of his term in January 2023. Moore is the fifth candidate to enter the race for one of…

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Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

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Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory salute…

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Battle for Secretary of State already brewing in Illinois

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Battle for Secretary of State already brewing in Illinois

Battle for Secretary of State already brewing in Illinois Alexi Giannoulias is the lead candidate in the brewing race to succeed Illinois Secretary of State Jessie White who is retiring. Although the Democratic Party Primary election is not until March 2022, time goes by quickly and the race will quickly become crowded. As the Republican…

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Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine

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Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine

Opinion: Pekau won re-election but lost campaign to build his own Machine By Ray Hanania After a bruising political election, Orland Park’s Mayor Keith Pekau managed to defeat his challenger, former Mayor Dan Mclaughlin. I guess it pays to have a $150,000 a year salary and $600,000 in income over four years for a part-time…

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Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State 

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Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State 

Pat Dowell Announces Candidacy for Illinois Secretary of  State  Pat Dowell,  Alderman and Committeeman of Chicago’s Third Ward, announced her candidacy for Illinois Secretary of State this week. “As a committed public servant, helping and serving people has always been my top priority,” said Dowell. “My singular goal of this office is to provide the residents…

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Right from the Middle: America taken over by three oligarchs acting as dictators

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Right from the Middle: America taken over by three oligarchs acting as dictators

Right from the Middle: America taken over by three oligarchs acting as dictators Three oligarchs rule this country, each acting as dictator for their wing of government- the President, the Majority Leader of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House. These three individuals make decisions for our country, not the American people and a…

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Gorman slams Pekau’s “fake Republicans” in video ads

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Gorman slams Pekau’s “fake Republicans” in video ads

Opinion: Gorman slams Pekau’s “fake Republicans” in video ads Orland Township Republican Chairperson Liz Gorman released a powerful series of videos slamming Orland Mayor Keith Pekau for backing a slate of “fake” Republicans. Pekau has isolated every elected official to the disadvantage of the needs of Orland taxpayers, but hopes to pull the wool over…

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Police unfairly targeted in new Illinois laws and politics in Palos

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Police unfairly targeted in new Illinois laws and politics in Palos

Opinion: Police unfairly targeted in new Illinois laws and politics in Palos Police are again being unfairly targeted in legislation that strips away their “qualified immunity” and exposes them to unjustified and frivolous lawsuits, while the legislators who are stripping them of protection continue to enjoy “qualified immunity” for their actions … and the Cook…

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Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District

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Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District

Jim Hickey seeks re-election to Orland Fire Protection District Jim Hickey is running for re-election for the Orland Fire Protection District Board of Trustees touting one of the best national records of any fire district in the country. Hickey, who previously served as OFPD Board President, has worked to make the Fire District the best…

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House Redistricting Committee Urges Public to Share Insight at Regional Hearings

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House Redistricting Committee Urges Public to Share Insight at Regional Hearings

House Redistricting Committee Urges Public to Share Insight at Regional Hearings House Redistricting Committee Chair Lisa Hernandez, D-Cicero, is encouraging members of the public and advocates to participate in the process of creating new districts by sharing testimony at the committee’s upcoming regional hearings beginning this week. “People throughout Illinois have insight into their communities…

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