Posts Tagged “Dan McLaughlin”

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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Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years

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Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years

Pekau’s Salary in Orland Park: $600,000 in four years Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau doesn’t want you to talk about the FACT that he has taken the $150,000 salary that he criticized every year since he has been elected. That’s $600,000 collected from Orland Park Taxpayers over the past four years. Instead, Pekau misleadingly claims…

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Candidates for local office speak at Arab American Democratic Club Candidate and Leadership forum

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Candidates for local office speak at Arab American Democratic Club Candidate and Leadership forum

Candidates for local office speak at Arab American Democratic Club Candidate and Leadership forum The Arab American Democratic Club hosted its 2021 Candidate and Leadership Forum on Thursday March 25 featuring a long slate of candidates for local elective office and elected government officials and speakers. The event was held to commemorate April Arab American…

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Arab Democrats to host virtual Candidate and Leadership forum March 25

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Arab Democrats to host virtual Candidate and Leadership forum March 25

Arab Democrats to host virtual Candidate and Leadership forum March 25 The Arab Democratic Club will host its pre-election Forum for Democratic candidates running in the April 6 election and for elected public officials in a special celebration of Arab American Heritage month tat will be held on Thursday March 25, 2021. The forum will…

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McLaughlin responds to false claims from Pekau

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McLaughlin responds to false claims from Pekau

McLaughlin responds to false claims from Pekau Dan McLaughlin Calls Out His Opponent’s Continued Partisan Games, Pledges to Host Regular Office Hours to Talk to the Community. As Mayor Pekau continues to play partisan games and waste taxpayer time on discredited political attacks, candidate Dan McLaughlin reaffirms his commitment to get to work for Orland…

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Orland Park: McLaughlin slams Pekau’s political campaign lies

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Orland Park: McLaughlin slams Pekau’s political campaign lies

Orland Park: McLaughlin slams Pekau’s political campaign lies Three lies (and one just plain weird thing) Keith Pekau said during the Orland Park Chamber of Commerce Town Hall. At this point, we’re not sure if Keith Pekau even hears the lies he tells. During Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce Town Hall (Feb. 10, 2021), Mayor Keith Pekau…

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McLaughlin responds to public calls to open Police Center at Orland mall

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McLaughlin responds to public calls to open Police Center at Orland mall

McLaughlin responds to public calls to open Police Center at Orland mall Former Mayor Dan McLaughlin is proposing adding a satellite police station at the Orland Park Mall, the site of where many increased incidents of violence have taken place during the past few years. Although Mayor Pekau is playing down the violence, many residents…

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Pekau uses Orland Village Board to put politics over people

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Pekau uses Orland Village Board to put politics over people

Pekau uses Orland Village Board to put politics over people Opinion columnist Ray Hanania examines the stark differences between Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau and former Mayor Dan McLaughlin in this analysis. Pekau cares about politics. McLaughlin cares about people. No politician is perfect but Pekau is on the furthest extreme. Pekau has turned taxpayer-funded…

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McLaughlin blasts Pekau for using board meetings to promote his political campaign

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McLaughlin blasts Pekau for using board meetings to promote his political campaign

McLaughlin blasts Pekau for using board meetings to promote his political campaign Former Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin accused Mayor Keith Pekau of using taxpayer-funded village board meetings and staff to unleash a series of vicious political accusations. McLaughlin said the Village board should be used to champion the rights of taxpayers not to fund…

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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police Former Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin, who is seeking re-election in April to replace beleaguered Mayor Keith Pekau, slammed a bill recently passed that would undermine the rights of police. As Orland Park’s Mayor, McLaughlin was always a strong proponent of supporting a strong police force and hired Tim…

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Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate

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Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate

Dan McLaughlin Statement on Failed Orland Park Mask Mandate Monday night (Dec. 23, 2020), the Village Board voted down a mask mandate despite overwhelming support by Orland Park citizens on both sides of the aisle. This vote is an insult to all the nurses, doctors, and medical staff who have been hard at work treating…

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Pekau thinks its all about him

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Pekau thinks its all about him Now that the Orland Park election for trustee is over, Mayor Keith Pekau could start working to make Orland Park better with the three qualified trustees he helped to get elected, Cindy Katsenes, William Healy and Michael Milani. Instead, he just can’t seem to get past the fact that…

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