Feisty Rudd fighting GOP's 'scat' campaign May 2, 2016
The NewsSun
Thomas Rudd and his advocates must gather 10,000 signatures by June 26 to have him placed on November's ballot. "But we're shooting for 15,000," he said
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Hear top political commentator weigh in on 2016 campaign May 2, 2016
Daily Herald
David Yepsen, a nationally recognized political commentator and director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University, will discuss the 2016 presidential race Wednesday, May 18, in an event hosted by the Tenth Congressional District Democrats. The event takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, Pollak Room A.
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Sente to Host Coffee Shop Stop in Lincolnshire April 28, 2016
Pioneer Press
-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, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Bonta Italian Market, located at 430 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Lincolnshire.
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Sente-Supported Measure to Eliminate Lieutenant Governorís Office Passes Out of the House April 28, 2016
Pioneer Press
A bipartisan measure supported by State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, to save taxpayers $1.6 million annually by eliminating the office of the Lieutenant Governor recently passed out of the House.
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State Sen. Bush: Rauner delaying my government consolidation efforts April 28, 2016
Daily Herald
State Sen. Melinda Bush, of Grayslake, sponsored a measure to establish the Working Group on Government Consolidation in Lake County last year. The group, which would consist of township and county officials among others appointed by the governor, is tasked with exploring how to combine units of government in a county that has more townships than DuPage County.
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Sente Measure Expanding Civic Engagement Opportunities for Teens Passes Out of Committee April 18, 2016
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, passed legislation out of the House Executive Committee on Thursday that will allow 17-year-olds who are registered to vote to serve as deputy registrars and to sign and circulate candidate petitions.
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Suburban senators call for end to budget impasse as colleges cut staff April 1, 2016
Pioneer Press
In response to news that suburban community colleges have cut staff and may cut more in the coming months, State Sens. Melinda Bush, Julie Morrison and Laura Murphy called on the governor to swiftly end the year-long budget impasse and approve a state spending plan.
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