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Senator Terry Link Engineers Surprise Appointment of Rita Mayfield-Jedkins to Illinois House Seat of Late Rep. Eddie Washington

(Chicago, IL) — July 7, 2010. State Senator Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) surprised at least one local political observer by appointing Waukegan school board member and Democratic precinct captain Rita Mayfield-Jedkins to the Illinois House seat of the late State Rep. Eddie Washington (D-Waukegan) who died recently. Accord to Daily Herald reporter Russell Lissau, Link, … Continue reading »

Illinois Election 2010: Senator Terry Link Hints at Surprise Pick to Fill Illinois House Seat of Late Eddie Washington

(Chicago, IL) — July 2, 2010. State Senator Terry Link (D-Vernon Hills) has hinted that he may push a surprise candidate for the Illinois State House seat of the late State Rep. Eddie Washington (D-Waukegan) who died recently. Accord to Daily Herald reporter Russell Lissau, Link, who is the Lake County Democratic Chairman, could engineer … Continue reading »

Illinois Budget: Democratic Women Call on Quinn, Cross, Cullerton, Madigan, Radogno to Pass “Comprehensive Tax Reform”

(Springfield, IL) — March 16, 2010. From the Department of Wishful Thinking, more than 200 mostly Democratic women have sent a letter to Governor Pat Quinn, House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago), House Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego), and Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) demanding that they pass a “comprehensive tax reform” package. In the … Continue reading »

Gov. Pat Quinn Appoints 25 to Key Education Council, Names Chicago City Clerk Miguel del Valle as Panel Chairman

Governor Pat Quinn last week made 25 important appointments to the P-20 Council, a key education advisory panel, and named Chicago City Clerk and former state senator Miguel del Valle, as Chair. Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: State Rep. Carol Sente, Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein Clash on Illinois Income Tax Increase

(Chicago, IL) — December 4, 2009.  Appointed State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) and three-term Buffalo Grove Village President Elliott Hartstein–who is challenging Sente in the upcoming Democratic primary–are clashing on the issue of an Illinois income tax increase. According to their questionnaires submitted to the Chicago Tribune, Sente opposes an income tax hike and … Continue reading »

Illinois Legislature: Tom Cross Worries Pat Quinn Will Sell Lincoln’s Tomb; Maloney; Steans, Lang, Feigenholtz, Jones, and Luechtefeld

“It would be irresponsible for a governor to move forward on something of this magnitude. without having a debate on it,” Tom Cross said Monday. “What if he says tomorrow that he’s going to sell Lincoln’s Tomb?” Continue reading »

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