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Cook County Board of Review in Need of Review

Cook County Board of Review in Need of Review

The commissioners on the Cook County Board of Review have a name for the tax attorneys who argue cases before them: campaign contributors. An Illinois News Network analysis of donations made to the campaigns of the three sitting commissioners found the majority of contributions come from lawyers who argue before the board or real estate […]

Ordinary Illinois Taxpayers Overtaxed by Deals Between Lawyers and Politicos

Politicians don’t seek out Ian Cull to lower his property tax bill. The 40-year-old Chicago man has never received a call from his mayor asking if he can introduce him to House Speaker Mike Madigan. And the powerful Speaker has never sat across a dinner table wooing the father of three for an opportunity to […]

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Who is Joe Berrios?

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Who is Joe Berrios?

Just who is Joe Berrios? He’s the head of the Cook County Democratic Party. He’s a Springfield lobbyist, a friend and political ally of House Speaker Mike Madigan. He’s a proud family patriarch with a history of putting family members on the county payroll. And he’s the person who has the most say on whether […]

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SWOP-Chicago Sex Worker Outreach Project

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SWOP-Chicago Sex Worker Outreach Project

There will be a discussion & reading from a new book by ‘The Honest Courtesan’ Maggie McNeil at 1700 S. Loomis in Pilsen on July 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. Maggie McNeill, the popular sex worker rights blogger, retired librarian and retired call girl behind “The Honest Courtesan” just published her first short stories collection, Ladies of the Night. […]

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Christian Community Apologies to LGBT Community at Pride Parade

Started in 2010 by the Marin Foundation, a Chicago non-profit organization that works to increase understanding between LGBT community and churches, the campaign is an activism of love, apologizing to the LGBT community for the way Christians have cause harmed.

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Black Pride Celebrates African Americans

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Black Pride Celebrates African Americans

In efforts to increase African-American LGBQT community awareness and support, Chicago Black Gay Caucus organizes a Black Gay Pride every year a week after the city’s Gay Pride celebration. The Black Gay community doesn’t want to be singled out, but they stand out. Black Pride is not to be confused with Gay Pride that’s occurring […]

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Meet Alderman Natashia Holmes at “Office Hours on Your Block” Series

 Ald. Natashia L. Holmes (7th)  will kick-off a series of office hours on various blocks within the 7th Ward community during the summer. The series, called “I AM on YOUR BLOCK”, will target a single corner throughout the four neighborhoods that make up the 7th Ward – South Shore, South Chicago, Calumet Heights and Jeffery Manor. […]

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