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Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

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Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee

Welch to Lead Qualifications Challenge Committee State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, a career attorney and certified administrative hearing officer, will lead the Qualifications Challenge Committee tasked with evaluating complaints against the appointment process of state Rep. Eva Dina Delgado. Welch released the following statement Tuesday: “As a practicing attorney for more than 20 years and…

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The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan

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The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan

The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan The news media is making a big deal about an email sent by a lobbyist who happens to have worked with a lot of politicians, Democrats and Republicans. But although the email never came from Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, the media is doing everything they can to…

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration The Town of Cicero hosted a commemoration honoring the legacy and life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the few Chicagoland suburbs that does more than just see Dr. King as a holiday day-off.  State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, of the 7th House…

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students The governor’s directive will also provide state financial aid to transgender students. Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid provides qualifying students an opportunity to apply for MAP Grants For the first time in Illinois, eligible undocumented students and transgender students who are disqualified from federal financial…

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Hurley, Cunningham and O’Shea Host Local Seniors for New Year’s Eve at Noon Pizza Party

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Hurley, Cunningham and O’Shea Host Local Seniors for New Year’s Eve at Noon Pizza Party

Hurley, Cunningham and O’Shea Host Local Seniors for New Year’s Eve at Noon Pizza Party State Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, recently partnered with Sen. Bill Cunningham and Ald. Matt O’Shea to host a New Year’s Eve at noon pizza party to give local seniors an opportunity to gather and celebrate New Year’s Eve safely. “My…

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Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families

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Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families

Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement Thursday Dec. 12, 2019 regarding the passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3): “Too many…

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