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Yingling passes bill to curb college sexual assaults April 23, 2015
Pioneer Press
Illinois State Rep. Sam Yingling (D-Grayslake) passed a measure April 22 to expand the rights of victims of sexual assaults on college campuses.
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http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2015/04/23/yingling-passes-bill-to-curb-college-sexual-assaults/arod653/


Sente and Local Students Work to Address Rising Tuition Costs April 22, 2015
Pioneer Press
Higher education costs would be less burdensome under legislation proposed by state Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, to expand Advanced Placement (AP) exam credit for Illinois students.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-and-local-students-work-to-address-risi-2015-04-22-story.html


Senator Bush, local leaders push for nuclear waste fees April 14, 2015
Lakeland Newspapers
"Cities should have the power to collect an impact fee if a company stores their nuclear waste in their community," Melinda Bush said.
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http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2015/04/14/senator-bush-local-leaders-push-for-nuclear-waste-fees/a84n7s6/


Sente to Help Job Seekers Gain Competitive Edge; Announces Job Boot Camp April 09, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Representative Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is teaming up with the Job Center of Lake County and Park City to help residents document their skills and market themselves through a Job Boot Camp event on Monday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Park City Village Hall, located at 3355 Belvidere Rd. in Park City.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/mundelein/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-to-help-job-seekers-gain-competitive-ed-2015-04-10-story.html


Everything you need to know to vote on Election Day April 06, 2015
Daily Herald
Tuesday Apr 7 is Election Day, and all voters who haven't already cast their ballots in the early voting period can head to the polls to vote. Here's what you need to know.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150406/news/150409198/


Lake County voters to weigh in on referendums Tuesday April 05, 2015
The NewsSun
When voters throughout Lake County head to the polls Tuesday Apr 7, they'll be asked to weigh in on a number of local referendums seeking approval to bring in new money for government expenses ranging from ambulance service in Antioch to replacing outdated fire equipment in Newport Township.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-elect-referendums-st-0404-20150405-9-story.html#page=1


Six candidates head into final weekend in race for Zion mayor April 02, 2015
The NewsSun
Beverly Ann Mull, a member of the Zion-Benton Public Library Board since 2007: "The city of Zion is full of treasures, (and) I want to help bring opportunities to this city — economic opportunities, financial opportunities and social opportunities. We, together, can move this city forward. We've been stuck for a while, but I believe the train is coming out of the depot station."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-elect-zion-st-0403-20150402-story.html


Schneider in for a third run at Congress April 02, 2015
Daily Herald
Brad Schneider of Deerfield Thursday launched his bid to go back to Congress, touting the backing of prominent suburban Democrats in a first step in a looming primary against Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150402/news/150409751/


Brad Schneider to run for Congress again in 2016 April 02, 2015
Chicago Tribune
Brad Schneider, in a statement, said: "The work we started two years ago is unfinished, and the challenges we face are too important to give up the fight to put our nation on a better path."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-schneider-congress-met-20150402-story.html


Thursday last day to apply for mail-in ballot March 31, 2015
Daily Herald
Thursday, April 2 is the last day to apply for a mail ballot for the April 7 suburban election.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150331/news/150339770/


Sente Encourages Students to Apply for Summer Legislative Internship Program March 30, 2015
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, announced that her office is currently accepting applications for her legislative internship program. "With the end of the academic year rapidly approaching, it is time for students currently enrolled in high school or college to begin thinking about opportunities for the summer," Sente said.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-encourages-students-to-apply-for-summer-2015-03-30-story.html


Sente, Residents Emphasize Importance of Healthy Communities at Advisory Meeting March 25, 2015
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, met with her Health Care Citizens' Advisory Committee to provide a legislative update and brainstorm ideas to help local residents get access to quality care.. cComments z Got something to say? Start the conversation and be the first to comment. Add a commentí 0 "Our dialogue offered the unique opportunity to learn about health care from the perspective of patients, doctors, nurses and hospitals, as well as to learn more about the community health issues they would like to see addressed, such as prescription drug take back initiatives and stronger funding for mental health services," Sente said.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-sente-residents-emphasize-importance-of-heal-2015-03-25-story.html


Early voting has begun March 25, 2015
Daily Herald
arly voting for the April 7 election began Monday in Lake County and across Illinois. Early voting generally is allowed at township offices. Early voting hours at all locations are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Early voting ends April 4
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150325/news/150329243/


10th Dems internship March 22, 2015
Daily Herald
The Illinois Tenth Congressional District Democrats is accepting applications for its Summer 2015 Internship Program. The unpaid internship is designed for high school, college and graduate students. Assignments include staffing events and issue forums, door-to-door canvassing, working in campaign offices, and conducting research.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150322/news/150329678/


Cook County seeks more poll workers March 19, 2015
Daily Herald
Cook County needs more poll workers to oversee elections April 7 in municipalities including Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Streamwood and Wheeling. Poll workers serve either as election judges or equipment managers. Election judges receive $175 for completing a 3-hour training session and working on Election Day.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20150319/news/150318660/


Highland Park mayor to run for Congress in 10th District March 17, 2015
Pioneer Press
Nancy Rotering, a Democrat and mayor of Highland Park, announced Tuesday that she's running for Congress to represent the north suburban 10th Congressional District.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/highland-park/news/ct-highland-park-mayor-runs-for-congress-met-20150317-story.html


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