Capitol Recap: State revenue picture improves by hundreds of millions By Capitol News Illinois SPRINGFIELD – Illinois budget officials said Thursday that revenues are flowing into state coffers at a faster pace than previously estimated, meaning lawmakers will have more money to work with as they try to finalize a new...
The Dolton Police begin knocking on residential doors talking with residents about crime on their streets and gathering information 20 HOTSPOT STREETS WERE CANVASSED Announced Friday, May 14th, 2021@ 1:00 PM Press Conference 14030 S. Park Avenue, Dolton, Illinois (Dolton, IL) Tiffany Henyard- Mayor of Dolton, Illinois- was joined by Dolton Police Chief...
SENATE JUDICIARY DEMS PRESS DOJ TO NOT APPEAL FEDERAL COURT DECISION ORDERING RELEASE OF KEY MEMO RELATED TO MUELLER REPORT Senate Judiciary Democrats to AG Garland: In order to help rebuild nation’s trust in DOJ’s independence after four years of turmoil, we urge DOJ not to appeal decision to order the...
Mayor London Breed
By Biba Adams, TheGrio The city of San Francisco has announced a plan to redirect $3.75 million from its police budget to Black-owned businesses. Mayor London Breed made the announcement in a statement Wednesday, May 5 saying, “Across this country, and in our city, we’ve seen how the Black community’s economic...
Alderman Pat Dowell
By Erick Johnson Alderman Pat Dowell on Wednesday, April 7, officially kicked off her campaign bid to replace outgoing Secretary of State Jesse White. Dowell is the highest profile candidate and only Black official to enter a race where Democratic opponent Alex Giannoulias is gaining momentum with several endorsements and...
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Chicago Staff Report President Joe Biden on Tuesday, March 30, nominated five accomplished Blacks to judicial seats in federal court. They represent half of the 10 people nominated to the positions. One of Biden’s nominees, Attorney Tiffany Cunningham, is a partner at the law firm of Perkins Coie LLP in Chicago...
Statement By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Thursday, March 25, 2021 Chicago, IL--President Trump claimed he won the presidential election in 2020 and only lost because Democrats cheated.  This is known as the “Big Lie.” Georgia has now turned the Big Lie into a Big Law. Their argument is that there is...
CALVIN JORDAN
Rich Township Highway Commissioner and current Rich Township Democratic Committeemen, Calvin Jordan, has organized an outstanding campaign team and platform in his quest to become the Rich Township Supervisor. Calvin Jordan, a 27-year resident of Olympia Fields, has dedicated his professional life to public service. Jordan, a lifelong democrat, has served...
By J. Coyden Palmer Political novice John Wicks is attempting to become the new mayor in west suburban Bellwood in the April 6 election. Wicks is a longtime community organizer and has lived in the village for 35 years. He is running as part of the four-person ticket of the...
With father out of Springfield, political climate is ripe for former powerful AG to pursue her dream. But will she challenge Pritzker for the state’s top job? By Erick Johnson She’s the other Madigan. Two years after leaving a storied legacy in Springfield, Lisa Madigan’s powerful name and clean reputation as...