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Miguel del Valle Calls on Attorney General Lisa Madigan to Reopen Chicago Parking Meters Investigation

(Chicago, IL) – February 8, 2011. Chicago mayoral candidate Miguel del Valle today claimed that a loophole exists in Chicago’s ethics ordinance to reopen Chicago’s 75-year parking meter contract with the Morgan Stanley investment fund, Chicago Parking Meters, LLC and he called on Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to reopen her office’s investigation of the deal. Continue reading »

Cardinal Francis George Opposition to Illinois Civil Unions Swept Aside, Illinois House Approves Plan

(Chicago, IL) — November 30, 2010. In 1996, Illinois and 14 other states approved “Defense of Marriage of Act” laws to outlaw same-sex marriages and to refuse to recognize such marriages recognized in other states, but Illinois today partially undid that injustice. Continue reading »

Our View: Greg Harris’ Illinois Civil Unions Will Partially Reverse Earlier Injustice

(Chicago, IL) — November 30, 2010. In 1996, Illinois and 14 other states approved “Defense of Marriage of Act” to outlaw same-sex marriages and to refuse to recognize such marriages recognized in other states, but Illinois is today poised to partially undo that injustice. Continue reading »

National Restaurant Association Convention Will Remain at McCormick Place, Gov. Pat Quinn Says

(Chicago, IL) — November 15, 2010. Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley today announced that the National Restaurant Association will continue to hold its annual convention in Chicago through 2016. Continue reading »

Seeking to Avoid Future Chicago Parking Meter Fiascos, Senator John Mulroe Pushes Bill to Require Local Referendum on Asset Privatization Schemes

(Chicago, IL) – October 14, 2010. Reacting to the unyielding public fury over the lease of Chicago’s parking meters, which includes recent thefts of meter boxes, State Senator John Monroe (D-Chicago) is making a public push of recently introduced legislation that would require a local public referendum on all proposals to privatize municipal assets. Continue reading »

Ahead of the News: Mayor Daley Can Likely Expect More Unwelcome News as Chicago News Cooperative Joins Payment Records Hunt on Chicago Parking Meters LLC

(Chicago, IL) – August 12, 2010. The Chicago parking meter privatization issue that has bedeviled Mayor Richard Daley since its controversial inception shows no signs of abating any time soon from local news media organizations and a local lawyer. Continue reading »

Does Mayor Daley Face More Bad News, Potential Class Action Lawsuit over Chicago Parking Meters?

(Chicago, IL) – August 3, 2010. The Chicago parking meter privatization issue that has bedeviled Mayor Richard Daley since its controversial inception shows no signs of abating any time soon. Continue reading »

Illinois Election 2010: State Senate Candidate John Mulroe Attacks GOP Foe Brian Doherty’s Support for Chicago’s Parking Meter Lease Deal

(Chicago, IL) – July 28, 2010. It may be the dog days of summer, but Democratic state senate candidate John Mulroe (D-Chicago) is already on the political attack against GOP opponent Alderman Brian Doherty (R-41) in a race that is shaping up to be the hottest state senate contest in Chicago. Mulroe yesterday launched a … Continue reading »

Illinois Crime: State Reps John Fritchey, LaShawn Ford Call on Pat Quinn to Deploy Illinois National Guard on Chicago’s Streets; Jody Weis Pours Ice Water on Idea

(Chicago, IL) — April 25, 2010. Woe. Here’s something that doesn’t round bend everyday. State Rep. John Fritchey (D-Chicago) and LaShawn Ford (D-Chicago) today called on Governor Pat Quinn to call out the Illinois National Guard to battle the surge in violent crime in Chicago that has claimed 113 lives so far this year, equal … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Alderman Scott Waguespack Abandons Neutrality in Race to Succeed Rep John Fritchey to Back Ed Mullen

(Chicago, IL) — January 2010. Election fence sitters are jumping off their perches. In Chicago, Alderman Scott Waguespack (D-32nd) has abandoned his neutrality in the Illinois state house race to succeed John Fritchey on Chicago’s north side to back attorney Ed Mullen, according to a source. Waguespack’s campaign workers dropped Mullen’s campaign literature door-to-door on … Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Rudy Lozano’s Challenge to State Rep Dan Burke Draws Old and New Media’s Attention, Political Intrigue

Hispanic activist Rudy Lozano, Jr.’s challenge to State Rep. Dan Burke (D-Chicago) for the House seat Burke has held for 19 years is drawing extraordinary old and new media coverage for a state legislative race. Continue reading »

Illinois 2010 Elections: Democrat James Meeks and Republican Dan Proft Meet to Talk Education

(Chicago, Illinois) – November 18, 2009. On Monday, Illinois 2010 Republican primary governor candidate Dan Proft and Rev. James Meeks, a Democrat State Senator and Chairman of the Illinois Senate Education Committee, met to talk education. Proft and Meeks met at the administrative offices of the 20,000 member Salem Baptist Church in Roseland to discuss … Continue reading »

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