Archive For The “Government” Category

No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

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No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction

No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction Two issues continue to bother me. The first is the imbalance and lack of justice in the prosecution of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and the lack of attention to the criminal behavior of the victim Laquan McDonald. The second is the increasing amount…

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Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

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Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21 Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies

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District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies

District 103 administration excels in politics, name-calling and lies Officials who have taken over the administration of the District 103 schools in Chicagoland’s west suburbs have turned the schools into a base of political activity. And its superintendent has made no bones about how he plans to use his “educational” position through biased reporting at…

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Media spins politics in state government issues

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Media spins politics in state government issues

Media spins politics in state government issues The Daily Herald has been doing a lot of stories critical of the Illinois Tollway Authority. Some think it has less to do with good journalism and more to do with the friendship between the newspaper’s reporter and a controversial member of the Tollway Authority board who has…

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Roseanne Barr should spin-off her own new series

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Roseanne Barr should spin-off her own new series

Roseanne Barr should spin-off her own new series Just because ABC TV Network doesn’t want Roseanne Barr in the newly re-engineered Roseanne TV series called “The Conners,” doesn’t mean she can’t be the star of her own re-engineered Roseanne TV series with its own premise, starring Roseanne Barr. By Ray Hanania I really enjoyed the…

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Democrat Underwood features new Ads in Illinois 14th Congressional District race

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Democrat Underwood features new Ads in Illinois 14th Congressional District race

Democrat Underwood features new Ads in Illinois 14th Congressional District race With just 35 days until Election Day and early voting underway, Lauren Underwood has unveiled her second campaign commercial of the general election. The ad, “It’s On”, tells the story of how the campaign came to be––with a broken health care promise from her…

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In need of a “voter carwash” after governors’ debate

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In need of a “voter carwash” after governors’ debate

In need of a “voter carwash” after governors’ debate The personal attacks in the first debate between Gov. Bruce Rauner and three challengers including J.B. Pritzker is disheartening for the future for the state of Illinois. Isn’t there anyone out there who has a great idea to save this state? Wake up people! When it…

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Cicero honors firefighters who saved lives at 50th Court Apartment fire

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Cicero honors firefighters who saved lives at 50th Court Apartment fire

Cicero honors firefighters who saved lives at 50th Court Apartment fire Town President Larry Dominick and Cicero Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi this week honored the firefighters who successfully put out a fire that severely damaged a large apartment building at 1637 50th Court on August 19, 2018 saving the lives of dozens of residents and…

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Statement from Chairman Madigan on sexual harassment

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Statement from Chairman Madigan on sexual harassment

Statement from Chairman Madigan on sexual harassment Michael J. Madigan, chairman of the Democratic Party of Illinois, released the following statement Wednesday: “Addressing harassment, increasing access and ensuring equality of all forms are issues of great importance to the Democratic Party of Illinois, and the time and commitment that Comptroller Mendoza, Senator Bush and Representative…

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Orland Fire District hosts citizen training for emergency preparedness

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Orland Fire District hosts citizen training for emergency preparedness

Orland Fire District hosts citizen training for emergency preparedness The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) will host an eight-week program to train residents to be able to assist in responding to public emergencies and offer basic emergency services. Enrollment for the free participation is still open to the public. Participants receive a certification and become members…

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Munger named interim DCEO director

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Munger named interim DCEO director

Munger named interim DCEO director Takes business development role as McCarthy leaves for private sector Gov. Bruce Rauner today said that Deputy Gov. Leslie Munger would be taking on the new role of acting director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). She replaces Director Sean McCarthy, who has accepted a position…

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McCarthy slams Preckwinkle blaming her for rising violence

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McCarthy slams Preckwinkle blaming her for rising violence

McCarthy slams Preckwinkle blaming her for rising violence Leading Mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy today issued a warning to voters about the entry of Toni Preckwinkle into the mayor’s race.  McCarthy declaring, “It is difficult to identify a person more accountable for the wholesale slaughter of African Americans in this city than Toni Preckwinkle.” McCarthy claiming…

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