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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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Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile

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Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile

Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile Pappas and Jordan celebrate Mother’s Day by giving away 500 fresh-cut Ecuadorian roses on the Magnificent Mile with Luxe Bloom On Sunday, May 9, between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Cook County Treasurer Pappas and Media Personality “Candid” Candace Jordan will host a Mother’s Day celebration…

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County Executive David Crowley Statement on Recent Acts of Gun Violence

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County Executive David Crowley Statement on Recent Acts of Gun Violence

County Executive David Crowley Statement on Recent Acts of Gun Violence County Executive David Crowley released the following statement Tuesday May 4, 2021 regarding the recent outbreak of gun related violence in Milwaukee County: “On behalf of all of Milwaukee County, I share a sense of urgency with many in the community regarding gun violence…

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Right from the Middle: The Three dictators, Last time

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Right from the Middle: The Three dictators, Last time

Right from the Middle: The Three dictators, Last time The process of creating legislation has been undermined by personal political interests and a dictatorship of power that has corrupted the system that was originally envisioned by the Founding Fathers of America, former Congressman William O. Lipinski explains By William Lipinski and Brian Broeking We talked…

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Democratic Party Chair Robin Kelly Names Abby Witt New Executive Director

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Democratic Party Chair Robin Kelly Names Abby Witt New Executive Director

Democratic Party Chair Robin Kelly Names Abby Witt New Executive Director Kelly Says Witt Will Lead Effort to Build New & Inclusive Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) The Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) today named Abby Witt as its new Executive Director. An Evanston native, Witt has spent nearly two decades working with progressive campaigns…

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Illinois will lose one congressional seat under new Census

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Illinois will lose one congressional seat under new Census

Illinois will lose one congressional seat under new Census 2020 Census Apportionment results were delivered to President Biden on Monday detailing changes in the nation’s population. The results show five Western states will each gain a congressional seat while Illinois and six other Eastern states will each lose one congressional seat based on population changes The U.S….

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Orland Park Police recognize Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a reminder for motorists: Drop It and Drive

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Orland Park Police recognize Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a reminder for motorists: Drop It and Drive

Orland Park Police recognize Distracted Driving Awareness Month with a reminder for motorists: Drop It and Drive April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month across the nation, and the Orland Park Police Department is urging drivers to drop their phones and focus on the road with a not-so-subtle reminder: “Phone in One Hand. Ticket in the…

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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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Orland Township Honors Volunteers

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Orland Township Honors Volunteers

Orland Township Honors Volunteers In honor of Volunteer Appreciation Week, Orland Township hosted a dinner to celebrate the contributions its many volunteers, according to the office of Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady.  Supervisor O’Grady thanked the volunteers for their many contributions that contributed to the mission of Orland Township over the past year. “Volunteers are the…

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Newman supports Statehood bill for Washington D.C. 700,000 residents

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Newman supports Statehood bill for Washington D.C. 700,000 residents

Newman supports Statehood bill for Washington D.C. 700,000 residents H.R. 51 will admit Washington D.C. as the 51st state and ensure that 700,000 D.C. residents have fair representation in the U.S. government. U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL) voted on Thursday (April 22, 2021) to pass H.R. 51, the Washington D.C. Admission Act, which would make…

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Pappas reminds taxpayers: Pay First Installment Cook County property taxes through May 3 with no late fee

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Pappas reminds taxpayers: Pay First Installment Cook County property taxes through May 3 with no late fee

Pappas reminds taxpayers: Pay First Installment Cook County property taxes through May 3 with no late fee Property taxes were due Tuesday, March 2, 2021, but there is no late fee for those paying their bill through Monday, May 3, 2021, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said today. The Cook County Board of Commissioners in…

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Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas names Manuel Venegas as her new Press Secretary

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Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas names Manuel Venegas as her new Press Secretary

Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas names Manuel Venegas as her new Press Secretary Manuel Venegas was named press secretary today of the Office of Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas. Venegas joined the office in 2018 as Outreach Coordinator for the Hispanic community and since August 2018, has served as Director of Outreach and Media Relations. “Manuel…

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