Education is top priority for Chicago voters focused on ending racial inequity: survey February 15, 2019 By Heather Cherone - Voters concerned about racial inequity in Chicago picked education as their top area of concern, according to a survey of more than 2,000 Chicagoans conducted by a coalition of groups.
Trail reports — Preckwinkle unveils closing argument; Cook County GOP chair backs Wilson for mayor; Guzzardi withdraws endorsement of La Spata after ‘racist’ photo February 15, 2019 By Heather Cherone and A.D. Quig - With less than two weeks until Election Day, mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle unveiled her closing argument with a new television spot. Cook County Republican Party Chairman Sean Morrison tossed his support behind mayoral candidate Willie Wilson, while 1st Ward aldermanic

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Minimum wage bill passes House, but not without defectors February 15, 2019 By Hannah Meisel - A bill that raises Illinois’ minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 will be sent to Gov. JB Pritzker’s desk after it passed mostly along party line votes Thursday after two hours of debate.

Bill Daley: ‘Progressive is just because Democrats didn’t want to call themselves liberals anymore because it was such a negative term’

Bill Daley, the former Chief-of-Staff for Barack Obama and former U.S. Commerce Secretary for Bill Clinton had stints in the private sector at SBC Communications, JPMorgan Chase, and at Swiss hedge fund Argentiere Capital. He talks about his crime plan, the factors driving Chicago’s population loss, and his definition of progressive.

 

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