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Rare voting opportunity for today's election day…get out and vote!

Date: 
02/26/2019
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Today's Chicago election for mayor is the fourth in 100 years where there is no incumbent on the ballot, says Chicago Board of Election Chair Marisel A. Hernandez. With fourteen candidates, a Chicago first,

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Risky business: Your City Treasurer vote can affect your wallet

Date: 
02/18/2019
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As a City of Chicago resident, casting your ballot for City Treasurer is of vital importance to your wallet and the fiscal health of the City. 

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Before another election: Moreno faces increasing controversy over actions and texts

Date: 
02/06/2019
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Updated 2/8/2019

The actions and texts of Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno, 1st Ward, have once again put him negatively in the headlines across the City as a re-election race is underway.

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Cold Chicago facts for now and then

Date: 
01/30/2019
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With expectations that wind chill temperatures will get down to at least -55 or lower, there is an ever increasing list of closures and cancellations. 

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Chicago's City Council reform needs to start now say Progressive Caucus and other aldermen

Date: 
01/20/2019
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As the multi-faceted reign of Ed Burke over the operations of Chicago, its City Council and Finance Committee came crashing down, the Progressive Caucus held a Jan. 7 press conference. They were joined by other aldermen, shedding light on and demanding change in operations of the City. First up…selecting and voting in a new Finance Chair. 

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Stand Firm oppose Trump's proposed deal: say 60 plus groups to Illinois Congressional Delegates

Date: 
01/19/2019
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More than 60 organizations and labor unions sent an open letter to the Illinois Congressional Delegation in response to President Trump's latest proposed deal to re-open the government. 

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"Stop covering for the President…" demands Mike Quigley on the U.S. House of Representatives floor

Date: 
01/05/2019
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"Stop covering for the President as he doubles down on his reckless mistake, pass these Senate-supported bills, and provide American families, businesses, and communities with the certainty they deserve," stated U.S. House of Representatives Illinois 5th District Representative Mike Quigley,

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Grant program announced today targets battle against Asian carp in Great Lakes

Date: 
12/19/2018
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New grant program announced today by Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner targets opportunities to expand demand for food and other products using Asian carp caught in Illinois. 

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Action against Asian carp threat in Lake Michigan needs public feedback

Date: 
12/10/2018
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While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a final plan to stop Asian carp from taking over Lake Michigan in late November,

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Newly re-elected U.S. Representative Quigley responds to President Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Date: 
11/07/2018
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The day after the U.S. electorate flipped the House of Representatives from a Republican to a Democratic majority and U.S. Representative, Illinois 5th District, Mike Quigley was re-elected, President Trump fired U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Quigley responds with a statement. 

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Experience what "Forced From Home" means...this weekend

Date: 
09/28/2018
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This weekend, experience what it is like to be Forced From Home instantaneously, having to decide what to take with you, in hopes you that will survive. 

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Primary Election: Tuesday, March 20

Date: 
03/19/2018
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To view the ballots for offices to be voted on in the March 20 Primary, David Orr's Cook County Clerk's office provides both the Democratic and Republican ballots.

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Quigley slams release of Secret Nunes Majority Memo

Date: 
02/02/2018
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Following the release of the House Intelligence Committee Majority Memo on Feb. 2, Illinois 5th District U.S. Representative Mike Quigley, slammed the actions

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Quigley comments on Trump's speech and gives Nunes a deadline

Date: 
02/02/2018
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In the midst of the Washington, D.C. flurry of activity with President Trump's first State of the Union speech and the potential release of the memo by U.S. House Intelligence Chairman, Representative Devin Nunes, Mike Quigley, 5th District U.S. House of Representatives,

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Cook County Assessor battle: Kaegi 2, Berrios 0

Date: 
01/09/2018
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With his re-election scheduled for this year, Joseph Berrios is fighting to keep Frederick “Fritz” Kaegi from potentially unseating him as Cook County Assessor, a position he has held since December 2010.  However,

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Revelation at Congressman Luis Gutierrez's birthday celebration…

Date: 
12/10/2017
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A private birthday celebration in honor of U.S. Congressman, Luis Gutiérrez, 4th District, in a Humboldt Park restaurant Friday night revealed more than a great birthday cake.

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Gutiérrez endorses Chuy and Moreno says "Doesn't pass smell test"

Date: 
11/28/2017
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Luis Gutiérrez officially announced this morning, Tuesday, that he will not run for re-election to his 4th District U.S. Congressional seat and endorsed Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia

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Wheeling carjacker captured by Smith Park Advisory Council President: CPD Officer David Ramos

Date: 
11/15/2017
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Today started like any other for David Ramos, Smith Park Advisory Council President and 18th District Chicago Police Officer. But it became extra ordinary with the capture of Leon Spektor,

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Crime Stoppers hit the streets offering cash reward: Fatal June hit and run on Division

Date: 
11/15/2017
CanvasingStreets

Cook County Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information about the June 18 fatal hit and run, of 23-year-old Eric Judge, in the 2000 block of W. Division.

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Congressman Quigley shares fears about Russian investigation and three other challenges

Date: 
08/29/2017
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"I think pardoning Arpaio ["Sheriff Joe"] was a trial balloon," says Congressman Mike Quigley, 5th District, who admitted, in West Town Sunday, that his paranoia about President Trump's actions "beside firing Sessions who would fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who would fire Related: