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Gov. Pat Quinn Vetoes Illinois Coal Gasification Plant Bills

(Springfield, IL) – March 14, 2011. With no fanfare, Governor Pat Quinn today quietly vetoed two controversial bills that aimed to give state backing to the construction of two coal gasification plants in Illinois, one in downstate Jefferson County and the other in Cook County’s Calumet City, that backers claimed would generate thousands of new jobs. Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Julie Hamos is the Candidate to Beat in the IL 10th CD

(Chicago, IL) — January 28, 2010. State Rep. Julie Hamos (D-Evanston) is the candidate to beat in the 10th Congressional District Democratic primary. Hamos has racked the more cash and endorsements than any candidate. Hamos reported $527,540 in money raised during the last filing period, with $385,346 cash on-hand. Her primary opponent, Dan Seals, raised … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Attorney General Lisa Madigan Tips Her Hand in House Race to Succeed John Fritchey–and It’s Ann Williams

(Chicago, IL) — January 19, 2010. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has tipped her hand in the race on Chicago’s north side to succeed John Fritchey in Illinois’ 11th House district. Madigan’s preferred candidate in the Democratic primary–which includes attorneys Dan Farley and Ed Mullen–is Ann Williams. How do we know? A drive by the … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Ann Williams Gets Illinois Sierra Club Support in Race for John Fritchey’s Seat

(Chicago, IL) – January 7, 2010. The Sierra Club of Illinois has announced its endorsement of Ann Williams in the Illinois 11th District State House race. The Sierra Club noted Williams’ success in advancing Attorney General Lisa Madigan‘s pro-environment legislative agenda. Williams, an attorney and resident of the District’s the Northcenter neighborhood, served as the … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Illinois Sierra Club Endorses Democrats Todd Connor, Mariyana Spyropoulos, and Kari Steele to Water District Board

(Chicago, IL) — December 17, 2009. The Illinois Sierra Club today announced its endorsement of three candidates in the February 2nd Democratic Primary for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago–Todd Connor, Mariyana Spyropoulos, and Kari Steele. Sierra Club also has endorsed Nadine Bopp in the Green Party Primary. “The safety and quality of our … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Ok, Alexi Giannoulias for $500

(Chicago, IL) — December 11, 2009. Ok, we are in with Alexi Giannoulias for $500. US Senate hopeful Alexi Giannoulias is making fund-raising calls today and he reached yours truly, the editor of THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER, on our mobile phone to make a pitch for his candidacy. Giannoulias, who is making calls from his “prison … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Illinois Sierra Club Endorses Robin Kelly over Justin Oberman

December 9, 2009. Sierra Club today announced its endorsement of Robin Kelly for State Treasurer over Justin Oberman in the February 2, 2010 Democratic primary election. Continue reading »

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