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Arroyo resigns as Illinois House about to consider his ouster

Date: 
11/01/2019
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Today, hours before a State of Illinois committee was to meet to consider ousting Illinois State Representative Luis Arroyo from his 3rd District seat, he resigned. 

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Illinois House of Representatives Luis Arroyo: Charged by Feds

Date: 
10/28/2019
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Luis Arroyo, 3rd District, State of Illinois Representative appeared in the Dirksen Federal U.S. Court House, 219 S Dearborn St, this morning, charged with one count of federal program bribery, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago. 

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Lightfoot and Valencia team-up in two-step debt relief offering

Date: 
09/28/2019
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In an effort to give a fresh start to Chicago residents in need of City Stickers and relief from ticket debt, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and City Clerk Anna M. Valencia announced, on Friday, a two-step program for the purchase of a City Sticker and forgiveness of City Sticker tickets. 

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Moreno: Lightfoot's "Aldermanic Privilege" poster child

Date: 
08/24/2019
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The battle between the 1572 N. Milwaukee Ave. former building owner, Brian Strauss and former Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno could head to court next week, over the former Wicker Park home of the Double Door entertainment venue.

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Quigley questioned Special Counsel Mueller about Trump and Wikileaks

Date: 
07/25/2019
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Mike Quigley, 5th Illinois District of the U.S. House of Representatives, asked about the Department of Justice's (DOJ) policy preventing the indictment of a sitting President and the President’s praise for Wikileaks.

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Was aldermanic challenge to a Finance Committee settlement a test or a predictor?

Date: 
06/14/2019
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One item set for approval, on a docket of 23 presented by Finance Committee Chair Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward, became a lightning rod for discussion at the second City Council meeting presided over by Mayor Lori Lightfoot. But why?

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Quigley reacts to Barr's release of Special Counsel Mueller's report

Date: 
04/18/2019
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“It is more clear than ever that the Attorney General William Barr’s summary and press conference were attempts to provide cover to the President by cherry picking from the report," said U.S. Representative Mike Quigley,

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Your vote could make the difference in the April 2 mayoral runoff election: VOTE!

Date: 
03/31/2019
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Results of votes cast in the Tues., Apr. 2, Chicago runoff election will give Chicago its first African American female mayor.

Your vote will determine whether that will be Lori Lightfoot or Toni Preckwinkle. 

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Who "are" the mayoral candidates: Tonight hear them

Date: 
03/27/2019
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Yes, either Lori Lightfoot or Toni Preckwinkle will be the first African American female mayor since Chicago became a city in 1837. But, who are they? 

You can hear them on CBS Chicago tonight at 6 p.m., as they have their last TV face-off before election day, April 2nd. 

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The American people deserve to see the Mueller Report says U.S. Representative Mike Quigley

Date: 
03/22/2019
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“The House unanimously agreed that the American people deserve to see Special Counsel Mueller’s report in its entirety," says U.S. Representative Mike Quigley

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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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