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22nd District officials will name new successor to Madigan

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22nd District officials will name new successor to Madigan

22nd District officials will name new successor to Madigan By Ray Hanania After the surprise decision by Edward Kodatt to withdraw from the appointment to succeed Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan as the representative for the 22nd Illinois House District, Madigan announced that the district’s Democratic Committeemen will reconvene on Thursday, Jan. 25, to…

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Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders

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Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders

Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders Leaders of the 22nd Illinois House District voted to name longtime district resident Edward Kodatt as the successor to fill the seat held since 1971 by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. The vote reflects the will of the district’s voters and community leaders and…

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

Mike Madigan does get to select his successor The decision on who should succeed #MichaelJMadigan in the #22ndDistrict belongs to the voters, not to the news media media pundits nor to the loudmouthed revolutionaries and activists. The right way to fill the vacancy when Madigan resigned from the Illinois House is to allow the #Democrat…

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Madigan resigns ending half century of leadership

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Madigan resigns ending half century of leadership

Madigan resigns ending a half century of leadership Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan ended a half century long career in public service on Thursday, February 18, 2021, resigning from his seat as representative of the 22nd House District in Illinois and his role as Speaker of the House. By Ray Hanania Michael J Madigan,…

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Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal

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Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal

Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal Proposed Budget Does Not Increase Income Taxes, Closes Nearly $1 Billion in Corporate Tax Loopholes; Invests in Human Services to Strengthen Safety Net During Pandemic Crisis With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to hurt families across Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker proposed his…

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Mike Del Galdo named 1 of 8 Illinois “Best” local government lawyers

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Mike Del Galdo named 1 of 8 Illinois “Best” local government lawyers

Mike Del Galdo named 1 of 8 Illinois “Best” local government lawyers Mike Del Galdo of the Del Galdo Law Group tapped as “Super Lawyer” for 11th Year in a Row A national legal magazine is out with its 2021 list of best Illinois lawyers naming eight Chicago-area attorneys as the state’s “super” local government…

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program Illinois isn’t even halfway through giving COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors and Gov. J.B. Pritzker is already talking about expanding the eligibility list for vaccinations to include others. The truth is we don’t have enough vaccinations to go around and what we have is being dished out…

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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

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Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control

Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control Illinois Tollway wins Excellence Award for snow, Ice control from the American public Works Association. Illinois Tollway is one of only three agencies honored In recognition of its outstanding work during winter storms to keep customers safe and roads clear, the Illinois Tollway has received the 2021…

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More Than 100 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added

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More Than 100 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added

More Than 100 New COVID-19 Vaccination Locations Added Meijer and Walmart now offering vaccines at a limited number of stores The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination locations across Illinois continues to increase.  Since February 4, 2021, 134 new locations have been added to the list of COVID-19 vaccination sites open to the public for…

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Illinois Republicans select Don Tracy as new party chairman

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Illinois Republicans select Don Tracy as new party chairman

Illinois Republicans select Don Tracy as new party chairman Springfield businessman and lawyer becomes the first downstate chairman since 1988  After lengthy interviews with the three finalists, spirited discussion, and a weighted vote amongst the ILGOP State Central Committee, Don Tracy of Springfield was chosen Saturday (Feb. 6, 2021) as the next chairman of the Illinois Republican Party…

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Slight slowdown in COVID-19 cases in Orland Park

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Slight slowdown in COVID-19 cases in Orland Park

Slight slowdown in COVID-19 cases in Orland Park Coronavirus COVID-19 continues its threatening levels in Orland Park, which has become the symbol of the anti-face mask movement because of the failed leadership of the Village’s administration. These statistics reflect all of the cases in Orland Park, as opposed to the partial and incomplete statistics that…

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Pritzker tours vaccination center at Morton East High school

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Pritzker tours vaccination center at Morton East High school

Pritzker tours vaccination center at Morton East High school Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker toured a state designated vaccination site on Thursday located at Morton East High school, 2423 South Austin Boulevard, in the Town of Cicero. Pritzker announced during the tour that the state will receive $45 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase…

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