Posts Tagged “Steve Landek”

Local pols plan strategy

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Local pols plan strategy WCMC wants fair share of income tax By Steve Metsch Several hundred elected officials gathered Feb. 8 for a breakfast meeting to discuss the West Central Municipal Conference’s legislative priorities for 2020. The group, which includes communities in western Cook County and eastern Du Page County, met at Elmcrest Banquets in…

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FedEx coming to Bridgeview

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FedEx coming to Bridgeview Company agrees to deal for 79th and Harlem By Steve Metsch FedEx and Bridgeview have hammered out a deal that will provide the company with needed space along busy Harlem Avenue and get the village a guaranteed income stream. FedEx will acquire 80 acres at the northeast corner of the intersection…

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Bridgeview OKs marijuana tax

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Bridgeview OKs marijuana tax No vendors yet, but tax in place in case By Steve Metsch No one has submitted proposals to open a business selling recreational marijuana in Bridgeview, but the village board is prepared if it happens. By a 6-0 vote, trustees at their Sept. 18 meeting approved setting up a cannabis retailers’…

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Democratic faithful rally

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Democratic faithful rally Fall Festers told “get out the vote” By Steve Metsch A well-attended Fall Fest, hosted by Citizens for Steve Landek, attracted some big names in the Democratic Party as they rallied the troops. The fest was held Sept. 8 on the sidewalk in front of the Lyons Township Democratic Organization, 7678 W….

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District Community activist Celina Villanueva was named Monday night as the new State Representative for the 21st Illinois House district to fill the vacancy created when State Rep. Silvana Tabares who resigned to accept appointment as alderman of Chicago’s 23rd Ward. Villanueva, a youth engagement activist…

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Raoul brings campaign to people

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Raoul brings campaign to people Whirlwind tour for attorney general candidate By Steve Metsch On a whirlwind tour of the suburbs, arranged by the Lyons Township Democratic Party, State Senator Kwame Raoul brought his campaign for Illinois Attorney General to a small church. There, at the La Grange Second Baptist Church, 26 Washington Ave., Raoul…

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