Tag: J.B. Pritzker

Area Chambers Of Commerce Give Out Community Awards, $1K Scholarships

Friday, June 8, 2018 || Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Attendees gather at Triton College on June 6 for the annual Proviso Township Joint Chambers of Commerce scholarship and awards banquet. | VFP 

On June 6, at Triton College, 2000 S. 5th Ave. in River Grove, the Bellwood, Maywood, Broadview and Melrose Park Chambers of Commerce hosted their annual Proviso Township Joint Chambers of Commerce annual scholarship and awards banquet.

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While Honoring Grandparents, Lightford Offers Rousing Pritzker Endorsement

Monday, April 23, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: State Sen. Kimberly Lightford during her annual Grandparents Raising Grandchildren event. | VFP 

On Sunday, state Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th) held her ninth annual “Grandparents Raising Grandchildren” event, where three dozen area residents raising grandchildren were honored by the lawmaker.

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Kennedy Calls Pritzker ‘Status Quo’ Candidate

Sunday, January 21, 2018 || By Bob Skolnik/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Chris Kennedy at a campaign event in Forest Park last year. | Wednesday Journal File 

Democratic candidate for governor, Chris Kennedy, waited until the last question of the night on Jan. 15 to deliver a direct attack on rival and perceived Democratic frontrunner, J.B. Pritzker.

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Pritzker: Here’s ‘How You Guys Can Lower Property Taxes in Maywood’

Saturday, September 2, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Feature image: J.B. Pritzker during a campaign stop in Chicago on Sept. 2. || Alexa Rogals/Wednesday Journal 

During the opening of a campaign office in the Chicago’s Austin community on Saturday, Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker — who’s widely considered to be the frontrunner in the Democratic primary race — explained what he said is the key to lower property taxes in Maywood. 

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