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...
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...
“Together, we can right some wrongs” Chicago, IL -- Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 praised the Cherokee Nation Supreme Court’s recent ruling that removed the phrase “by blood” from its constitution and other tribal laws legally recognizing the legitimacy of the descendants of Black people,...
By Jamie Gangel and Dan Merica, CNN Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former President Bill Clinton, died Monday evening, multiple sources close to the family tell CNN. He was 85. A cause of death was not immediately released. The former president of the National Urban League rose...
By Marissa Parra, CBS 2 The grace period is nearly over for Chicago drivers. Starting on Monday, if one of the city’s speed cameras catches you going 6 mph to 9 mph over the limit, get ready for a $35 ticket. As CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reports, it’s a controversial move...
By Clare Foran, Annie Grayer, Kristin Wilson and Lauren Fox, CNN The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19...
Residents in one of Chicago’s south suburbs will go to the polls on Tuesday, February 23 to vote in a primary election for mayor in the Village of Lynwood. The incumbent, Mayor Eugene “Gene” Williams, is hoping his 16 years of service to the community and his plans for...
CHICAGO HOMES, housing
By Joey Garrison, USA Today President Joe Biden is extending a ban on home foreclosures for federally backed mortgages by three months and expanding a mortgage relief program in a push to stabilize the nation's housing affordability crisis amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The foreclosure moratorium was set to expire March 31 and instead will be in place through June 30....
By Dan Mangan, CNBC The NAACP and Rep. Bennie Thompson, the Democratic chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, on Tuesday sued former President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and two right-wing extremist groups for conspiring to incite the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The lawsuit, which...
guns
By David Williams, WISH TV A controversial bill under consideration at the Statehouse would repeal the law that requires Hoosiers to obtain licenses to carry handguns. Supporters say the legislation, House Bill 1369, is getting a hearing is a huge step in the right direction to restore Second Amendment rights; the...