Jeanette Taylor has lived to fight another day in her run for 20th Ward City Alderman, emerging as one of two candidates that have forced an April 2 runoff election for the chance to knock off Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s hand-picked choice.
Willie Wilson, a self-made millionaire businessman who garnered nearly 11 percent of the vote in his run for Chicago mayor that ended last month, is set to announce his endorsement between remaining candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot during an afternoon press conference on Friday.
A bill that would allocate funds to local governments and nonprofit groups in hopes of accumulating the most accurate census data has been assigned to the House Appropriations-General Services Committee.
With the strong support of House Speaker Mike Madigan, veteran Alderman Marty Quinn easily topped David Krupa in the 13th Ward, but chances are neither lawmaker has seen the last of the 19-year-old DePaul University student.
With less than three percentage points separating them in Tuesday’s primary, State Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin (D-Chicago) and Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar are set to face-off in a runoff for state treasurer on Tuesday, April 2.
A bill that would require schools to institute a daily break for all students between the grades of kindergarten through fifth grade has been assigned to the House’s Elementary & Secondary Education School Curriculum & Policies Committee.
A bill that would require schools in Illinois to install walk-through metal detectors at each public entrance has been referred to the House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee for further consideration.