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Tribune reportersA Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs. Even before unofficial results rolled in,...
Tags: Kirk W Dillard, Hyde Park, Chris Nybo, FBI, Michael Madigan
On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect. Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include: - Toll hike - Electronics...
Change of SubjectWhere do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that......
TribLocal - Tinley Park » NewsTwo locally-elected officials who say they are unsatisfied with the way money is managed in Springfield are going head to head in a race to …...
Educators forced out or disciplined by local districts over cheating and other state testing violations continued working in schools or administering state exams as their cases languished in Springfield without investigation, the Tribune has learned....
Our Sept. 13 public affairs forum, Chicago Forward: Education, is just around the corner. Dedicated members of Trib Nation will recall we hosted one of these forums a year ago, and I'll include a link to that forum in this post. This year's Chicago...
Clout StreetState Sen. James Meeks, the pastor of a large South Side congregation and a strong voice for education, has decided not to run for re-election, a spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Meeks, 55, the senior pastor at Salem Baptist Church, plans to finish the...
WGN-TV To Host Televised Mayoral Debate Jan. 27 at WGN-TV Studios with Chicago Tribune and City Club of ChicagoWGN-TV, with the Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago, will be hosting a live broadcast of a major mayoral debate from its north side studio, Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 7 p.m. Confirmed participants are candidates (in alphabetical order) Gery...
Tags: Rahm Emanuel, Television, Elections, CLTV, Carol Moseley Braun
Change of SubjectFind background information and related links on this topic here What was Rahm Emanuel thinking? At a news conference last month, the mayoral candidate called for a change in how we collect sales taxes: lower the overall rate, but broaden......
Associated PressRahm Emanuel officially announced Saturday what everyone has known since he quit his job as White House chief of staff, hugged President Barack Obama and returned to Chicago: He's in. To the surprise of no one, Emanuel, who has long talked about his...
Change of SubjectToday's announcement makes even more sense to me now than it did on Oct. 2, 2009 when I posted this in the wake of Chicago's failed Olympic bid: Mayor Richard M. Daley? This is the beginning of the end of......
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