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Input sought on Lake County housing needs February 8, 2016
Daily Herald
The Lake County Housing and Community Development Commission is seeking input for its annual action plan, which in cooperation with Waukegan and North Chicago, guides how Lake County uses federal funds to address the county's housing and community development needs, goals, outcomes and strategies.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160208/news/160208929/


Schneider, Rotering joust in congressional primary debate February 4, 2016
Pioneer Press
"Global warming is our No. 1 issue," said Brad Schneider. "There is no question that global climate change is real. Those who try to deny it...are putting our future at risk. We are seeing the impacts of more storms and more violent storms causing more damage. We have droughts in Africa and California, and melting ice in Antarctica." While agreeing the U.S. must work with its global partners to address climate change, Nancy Rotering said, "To me, the health of Lake Michigan is directly related to the 10th Congressional District and it's the place where we can have the most impact as a district."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/glencoe/news/ct-hpn-10th-congress-debate-tl-0211-20160204-story.html


10th candidates talk guns in latest debate February 4, 2016
Daily Herald
Democratic congressional candidate Brad Schneider made gun violence the first issue of his debate with opponent Nancy Rotering Wednesday night at Stevenson High School. Gun control is a topic Rotering -- the two-term mayor of Highland Park -- has tried to make her own on the campaign trail in the 10th Congressional District race.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160204/news/160209464/


District 60 begins process to fill seat left by late school board member February 2, 2016
The NewsSun
Applicants are asked to file a letter of interest with Board President Michael Rodriguez through the Office of the Superintendent of Waukegan Public Schools, 1201 N. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, IL 60085. Candidates must also complete an application, which is available at the Lincoln Center office. Letters and applications must be received by the district no later than 4 p.m. Feb. 11 or postmarked no later than Feb. 9. After that, district officials "will notify the applicant of the procedure to be followed for interview," according to a District 60 statement.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-waukegan-garza-replacement-st-0203-20160202-story.html


Sente Named Legislator of the Year by Illinois Association of Park Districts February 1, 2016
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, was honored by the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) with their Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award at its annual conference on Friday, Jan. 29 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-named-legislator-of-the-year-by-illinoi-2016-02-01-story.html


Schneider, Rotering to debate twice this week February 1, 2016
Daily Herald
Democrats running for Illinois' 10th Congressional District seat will meet in a pair of head-to-head debates this week. The first is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Feb 2, at Congregation B'nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 1201 Lake-Cook Road, Deerfield. They'll meet again at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Feb 3, at Stevenson High School, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire. Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering and former U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield are seeking the Democratic nomination in the March 15 primary.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160201/news/160209853/


Rotering for Congress February 1, 2016
Daily Herald
I wish to add my name to those of Sen. Dick Durbin, Judge Abner Mikva, and many others who are supporting Nancy Rotering for Congress. Nancy is the one candidate with a long record of achievements and success in government. You may have heard, as Highland Park mayor, she was instrumental in passing a gun control ordinance that recently approved by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160201/discuss/160209993/


10th congressional candidates scheduled for 6 public debates January 29, 2016
Daily Herald
The Democrats vying to represent Illinois' 10th Congressional District are set to go head to head at six public forums ahead of the March 15 primary. Nancy Rotering and Brad Schneider will face off at venues in Lincolnshire, Waukegan, Round Lake Beach and Highland Park.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160129/news/160128761/


10th Democratic hopefuls divided on assault weapons January 28, 2016
Daily Herald
Both Democrats running for Illinois' 10th Congressional District seat are concerned about gun violence and the proliferation of military-style weapons in the United States, but they offer different approaches to solving the issues. Nancy Rotering, the mayor of Highland Park, wants to outlaw the ownership of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines nationwide, just as her North Shore community has done. Her opponent, former U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider of Deerfield, instead is focused on stopping the future sale of such weapons and accessories.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160128/news/160128913/


19th Circuit seeks judicial applicants in Lake County January 25, 2016
Daily Herald
Applications are being accepted for associate judge in the 19th Judicial Circuit after the appointment of Christopher R. Stride to circuit judge. Stride replaced Judge John T. Phillips who has retired. Any U.S. citizen licensed to practice law in Illinois and a resident of the 19th Judicial Circuit may apply electronically by using the form at the Illinois Supreme Court's website at illinoiscourts.gov
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160125/news/160129293/


Sente to Host Coffee Shop Stop in Wheeling January 21, 2016
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is hosting a Coffee Shop Stop to meet with area residents about state and local issues over coffee on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Market Square Restaurant, located at 600 W. Dundee Rd. in Wheeling.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-to-host-coffee-shop-stop-in-wheeling-2016-01-21-story.html


Rotering can help bring change to Congress January 18, 2016
Daily Herald
I have learned after a 40-year career in municipal governments that local officials must solve a broad range of problems from police, fire and public works issues to being arbitrators to neighbor's disagreements. When friends ask why I am now supporting Nancy Rotering's campaign for Congress, I respond to change the culture in Washington we must send qualified leaders to Congress.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160118/discuss/160119179/


Lake Zurich chamber to host candidate forum January 15, 2016
Daily Herald
The Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at Concorde Banquets, 20922 N. Rand Road, Kildeer. Candidates running for the 6th Congressional District, state Senate District 26 and Lake County state's attorney seats will be in attendance. Light breakfast included.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20160115/news/160119210/


Sente’s Law Empowering Entrepreneurs through Crowdfunding Takes Effect January 13, 2016
The NewsSun
Entrepreneurs will now be allowed to seek out investments in exchange for equity, a practice known as intrastate equity crowdfunding, under a new law crafted by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, which took effect on Jan. 1. "This type of crowdfunding will assist entrepreneurs, and help us create jobs and spur economic growth across the state," Sente said. "I am happy to have worked with the business community and the Small Business Advocacy Council to pass this legislation and see it now take effect."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sentes-law-empowering-entrepreneurs-through-2016-01-13-story.html


Sente Recognizes National Blood Donor Month, Encourages Residents to Donate January 12, 2016
The NewsSun
In an effort to recognize and build awareness about National Blood Donor Month, State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hill, is calling on local residents to donate blood during the month of January and throughout the year as well. "Donating blood is a simple process that helps to save lives of local residents," Sente said. "Especially during this time of year, it is critical that our medical facilities get enough donations to meet the demand."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-recognizes-national-blood-donor-month-2016-01-13-story.html


Pierce remains leader at North Shore Sanitary District December 30, 2015
Daily Herald
Gurnee-based North Shore Sanitary District has announced its board leadership team for 2016. Daniel Pierce of Highland Park was unanimously re-elected as the water reclamation district's president at an annual organization meeting this month.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151230/news/151239937/


State Rep. Yingling meets with constituents Jan. 9 December 28, 2015
Daily Herald
Constituents are invited to join 62nd District state Rep. Sam Yingling for a cup of coffee and informal conversation on state and local issues from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Panera restaurant, 254 E. Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach. Residents will learn about new laws that go into effect in 2016 and can share thoughts about issues that matter to them or policies they want to see implemented.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20151228/news/151229188/


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