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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Chronicle: Proviso D209 Board Never Approved $7 Million Fire Repair Bills, Say Lawyers

Friday, May 6, 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || By Jean Lotus and Bill Dwyer A lawsuit against the Proviso Township High School District 209 School Board contains evidence that both the current school superintendent and the former board president signed a multi-million dollar building repairs contract without the knowledge or formal approval of the school board. The district hired Franklin Park-based Restore … Continue reading Chronicle: Proviso D209 Board Never Approved $7 Million Fire Repair Bills, Say Lawyers

FOLLOW THE CASH: COMMON DONORS GAVE TO COOK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 || Originally Published: School Board Focus West || By Jean Lotus In the April, 2015 Cook County elections, a number of local mayors, two state representatives and a township highway commissioner got actively involved in local school board elections. They paid for campaign mailers, palm cards and even robo-calls. Southtown Star columnist Phil Kadner noticed the trend in south Cook County: … Continue reading FOLLOW THE CASH: COMMON DONORS GAVE TO COOK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS