Dennis Anderson to meet with voters in Harvard August 12, 2014
NorthWest Herald
Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson is stopping by Harvard next week to hear what is on local voters' minds. Harvard is the latest stop on his tour of town hall meetings throughout the sprawling collar-county district. The event lasts from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday Aug 19 at Harvard Diggins Library, 900 E. McKinley St.
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Voting by mail for November election August 10, 2014
Daily Herald
All Lake County registered voters, including students away at school and traveling snowbirds, who choose to vote by mail in the Nov. 4 election can visit LakeVoterPower.info to complete an electronic request or download a paper ballot application.
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Morrison’s first term includes passage of four bills August 08, 2014
The NewsSun
Julie Morrison, who was elected to a four-year term in 2010 and has no reelection bid until 2014, authored three new bills on water safety and one on ethics reform, which were signed into law by Gov. Patrick Quinn this summer.
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Rep. Sente to host coffee meet and greet, August 9 August 07, 2014
Pioneer Press
State Representative Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, will host a Coffee Meet and Greet to discuss issues affecting the district on Saturday, August 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Buffalo Grove.
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New law aims to strengthen Lake County’s drug disposal program August 05, 2014
The NewsSun
“This drug prevention initiative has been so successful in Lake County, I believe it is imperative that we do everything in our power to ensure the program’s future success,” Terry Link said.
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Democrats choose Wadsworth's Ryback as candidate for Lake County treasurer's race August 04, 2014
Daily Herald
Glenn Ryback was appointed to the Wadsworth village board in 1993 and has served two terms as village president. He has been involved in real estate and property management for many years. "I'm not there (treasurer's office) to clean house, I'm there to improve what's happening, and if there are more efficiencies, I'd move that forward as well," he said Monday.
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Thanks, Sam July 29, 2014
The NewsSun
I would like to highlight the Shredding and Recycling event Sam Yingling, our state representative, held recently at Grayslake North High School. Sam provided the public with a tremendous opportunity to shred personal information, to recycle old electronics, and to dispose of out-of-date medicines in an environmentally responsible way.
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Police union endorses Lake County Sheriff’s challenger, Jason Patt July 29, 2014
The NewsSun
“This much-appreciated endorsement by Teamsters Local 700 is yet another indication that change is imminent. The Sheriff’s Office needs an immediate realignment of management and an injection of ethics, accountability and fairness,” Jason Patt said.
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Yingling: End pensions for felons July 25, 2014
Lake County Journals
In response to recent high-profile instances of convicted felons collecting taxpayer-funded pensions, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, has filed legislation that he says would stop that from happening.
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State senator to host senior services fair Wednesday July 21, 2014
The NewsSun
State Sen. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) will host a Senior Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at the Village of Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, 2700 Civic Center Way. The event is free event for area seniors. Attendees can receive free health screenings and obtain information on reduced cost health services. Updated information on senior driving and disability parking, senior fraud, senior transportation and housing and programming and benefit information will also be available. Veteran service agencies will also be on-site to assist those with veteran specific needs or questions.
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Sheriff Curran's police lodge endorses Democratic challenger Patt July 16, 2014
The NewsSun
“I am honored to have the support of the Lake County Sheriff’s Police Lodge 66,” Jason Patt said. “Their endorsement clearly shows that change is needed in the department and that I have the experience and skills to get the job done. The costly lawsuits and embarrassing headlines, which demonstrate the current sheriff’s lack of responsible leadership, prompt the need for immediate change.”
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Community Digest: Local Democrats to host fundraiser at Ravinia July 14, 2014
The NewsSun
The Tenth Congressional District Democrats will hold its annual Ravinia “FUN-raiser” on July 20 on the lawn at Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Road. Local Democrats will begin gathering at 4 p.m. prior to the 5 p.m. concert. “An Evening of Lerner and Loewe” will be performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $15. Light snacks and beverages will be provided. An “instrument petting zoo” for children will be available on the north lawn from 3 to 4 p.m. Registration is available at tenthdems.org/Ravinia2014, or RSVP by calling (847) 266-8683
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New law to help students with dyslexia July 12, 2014
Daily Herald
"Dyslexic students can quickly fall behind because teachers cannot identify their disability or do not have learning materials adapted to their needs," said state Sen. Melinda Bush, a Grayslake Democrat. "It is important that we implement the same level of awareness and services for this group of learning disabled students as we do for all other groups."
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Democrats offer pushback against Hobby Lobby ruling July 10, 2014
Daily Herald
"A woman's health care decisions should be made between her and her doctor, not dictated by the personal beliefs of her employer," Brad Schneider said in a statement.
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