Posts Tagged ‘ Dick Mell ’

***Update: Mell Hesitates ***Mell to Step Aside For Daughter: Sun-Times

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January 4, 2013
Deb Mell is expected to be named 33rd Ward Alderman when her father resigns. Credit Illinois GA

Ald. Dick Mell plans to step aside. Mell's daughter Deb is expected to be named to the vacant seat
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Part 2: Subversion of the System

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October 18, 2012

Ill. Senate Pres. John Cullerton represents most of Ravenswood. But you wouldn't know it as he doesn't associate with his constituents, rarely meeting them at community events. This election he is running unopposed as the Republican challenger was removed from the ballot.
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Jacob Playlot: CTA Plans For Sale Shock Community

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April 3, 2012
Jacob Playlot: CTA Plans For Sale Shock Community

Community members expressed disappointment the CTA was offering to sell undeveloped land which the community wanted for parkland.
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2nd Ward Map Proposal introduced

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December 17, 2011

A second remapping proposal was submitted to the Chicago City Clerk Friday. The proposal is in opposition to a proposal submitted by about 16 aldermen on Thursday.
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O’Connor: Another map expected tomorrow

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December 15, 2011

Ald. Pat O'Connor predicts another map will be introduced tomorrow. "No North Side Alderman signed on to that map," he said of the 'Taxpayer Protection Map.'
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33rd Ward Advisory mtg at Horner Thurs

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October 19, 2011

The 33rd Ward Advisory Council is holding a meeting at Horner Park tomorrow. Ald. Dick Mell said Police Commander Melissa Staples is expected to address the group on the uptick in violence in the area. 33rd Ward Advisory Council Horner Park; 2741 W Montrose Ave. Thurs., Oct. 20; 7P
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Ravenswood to be split into two wards under Black Caucus remap proposal

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September 20, 2011
Ravenswood to be split into two wards under Black Caucus remap proposal

A proposal by the Black Caucus would split the Ravenswood community into two wards.
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Zorn: Coulda, woulda, shoulda could have prevented Blago

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July 7, 2011

What if, Eric Zorn asks, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley had the courage to stand up to Ald. Richard Mell and his pick to lead Illinois in 2002. Might we have been spared the misrule of Rod Blagojevich? “Blagojevich, then a backbencher in Congress, was locked in a three-way battle for the nomination,” Zorn, a...
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There has to be some changes made: Stone

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May 18, 2011

NBC Chicago notes the close financial relations between aldermen and the employees on City Council Committees. Despite Shakman and even the declaration of out-going aldermen like Stone in the headline, the report says “over the years, aldermen like Stone have awarded freinds and supporters with jobs on Council Committees.” “40th Ward Alderman Pat O’Connor…...
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Mell targeted in redistricting plan; Group: not personal, not against LBGT

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May 2, 2011
Mell targeted in redistricting plan; Group: not personal, not against LBGT

Deb Mell is one of two incumbents who would lose most of their district under a redistricting plan offered today by a large minority coalition
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