Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

***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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Pastors Letter Supports Gay Marriage

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December 24, 2012
HB 5170

In an open letter released Sunday 260 religious leaders are supporting the Religious Freedom and Marriage Act. That act would legalize gay marriage in Illinois. It is being sponsored by Representatives Greg Harris, Sara Feigenholtz, Ann Williams, Kelly Cassidy and Deborah Mell among others. And it is being ushered through the Senate by Illinois...
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Ronen Become Unacknowledged Elephant in Room for 14th District Race

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March 18, 2012
Paula Basta, 14th District candidate for State House

The 14th Dist Primary race is coming down to continuing concerns over charges made against ward boss Carol Ronen
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Last minute map approved by City Council

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January 19, 2012
Last minute map approved by City Council

A remapping proposal has passed Chicago City Council by a vote of 41-8.
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Three map proposals for City Council

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January 11, 2012

The three competing map proposals for Chicago City Council are presented through Google interactive maps.
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Sun-Times: Schulter & Rosenfeld Will Withdraw from Committeeman Race

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December 23, 2011

A report in the Chicago Sun-Times today says former Ald. Eugene Schulter and Paul Rosenfeld will withdraw from the race for 47th Ward Committeeman today. ┬áThe Sun-Times says the two withdrew in preference to Peter Coffey, the choice of mayor Rahm Emanuel. The story quotes Tom Bowen, an Emanuel operative, as saying “the mayor...
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Interview with Paul Rosenfeld: Democratic candidate for Committeeman

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December 17, 2011

Paul Rosenfeld talks about community and being Lobbyist 2 in an exclusive interview.
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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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Remap proposal puts Roscoe Village in 20th Ward

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December 15, 2011
Remap proposal puts Roscoe Village in 20th Ward

Under a proposal filed today Roscoe Village would join the new 20th Ward, currently represented by Ald. Willie Cochran. Other proposals would have Ald. Bob Fioretti represent the area.
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