Convention could start 2018 Dem race for governor July 26, 2016
Daily Herald
Terry Link thinks the candidates will at least try to avoid a major battle. "I have a funny feeling that if there's three or four of them that are strongly interested," Link said, "that they'll be sitting down and talking about it."
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Clinton delegate says Obama terms 'went by way too fast' July 26, 2016
Daily Herald
Now at the Democratic convention, the Illinois delegation is watching the beginning of the end of Obama's second term. Terry Link is in Philadelphia, elected as a delegate for Hillary Clinton. "The eight years went by way too fast," Link says.
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Lake County to televise finance committee meetings July 5, 2016
Daily Herald
Lake County Board member Sandra Hart of Lake Bluff, who is not a member of the committee, said she has been seeking the measure for a few years. A former Lake Bluff Park District commissioner, Hart said that body and the village board televise their meetings. People don't trust government, she added, and it is good for the public to to see what's happening.
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Coroner Rudd to run for re-election as an independent June 28, 2016
Daily Herald
Months after withdrawing from the Democratic Party primary, Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd has filed to run for re-election as an independent candidate. Rudd submitted the necessary paperwork for November's general election Monday, according to the Lake County clerk's office.
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Bush calls for compromise on budget legislation June 28, 2016
Pioneer Press
"The legislation we're about to debate in Springfield reflects a compromise for both sides," said Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake. "We have a choice this week between fighting for ideology or coming together to fulfill our duty to students, businesses and the people who need our help the most. We must make the right choice."
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Sente Urges Governor to Sign Measure to Fight Financial Exploitation of Seniors June 24, 2016
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is asking Governor Bruce Rauner to sign into law a bipartisan measure providing prosecutors more time to convict criminals who commit financial crimes against elderly and vulnerable residents.
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Sente Encourages Governor to Sign Lake County Bill to Better Protect Victims of Child Abuse June 24, 2016
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is calling on Governor Bruce Rauner to sign bipartisan legislation allowing jurors to donate their jury duty stipend to the Lake County Children's Advocacy Center, which works to prosecute child abusers.
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Sente Encourages Governor to Sign Measure Expanding Teen Civic Engagement Opportunities June 17, 2016
The NewsSun
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, is urging Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign legislation, which she introduced, into law allowing 17-year-olds who are registered to vote to serve as deputy registrars and to sign and circulate candidate petitions as soon as it crosses his desk.
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Suburban mosque leaders denounce Orlando killings June 13, 2016
Daily Herald
Vaseem Iftekhar, president of Islamic Foundation North, issued a statement on behalf of the mosque. "The (Islamic Foundation North) community stands in solidarity with the friends and families of the Orlando shooting victims," the statement says. "We are devastated by this inhumane act of violence that has taken place and mourn for those lost and injured by the shooting. We offer our condolences to the families and pray for them during this time of indescribable hardship."
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