Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First

A Proviso Together volunteer counts vote tallies as they come in on April 4. William Camargo/Wednesday Journal Wednesday, April 19, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews Recent campaign finance disclosures reveal Proviso Together, the political action committee that backed four winning candidates in the April 4 District 209 school board election, out-raised its competitor, Proviso First, by nearly $20,000. The … Continue reading Proviso Together Raised $20K More Than Proviso First

Proviso Together Slate Sweeps D209 Board Race, Board President Ousted

A crowd of jubilant Proviso Together supporters gathers at McGaffer’s Saloon in Forest Park on April 4. | William Camargo/Staff Tuesday, April 5, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews In one night, the Proviso Township High Schools District 209 school board lost three incumbents and gained a super-majority with the election of Amanda Grant, Samuel Valtierrez, Arbdella “Della” Patterson and Rodney Alexander — all candidates … Continue reading Proviso Together Slate Sweeps D209 Board Race, Board President Ousted

District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities

March 14, 2017 || By Thomas Vogel for Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews The latest available campaign finance disclosures for a pair of political action committees backing competing slates in the upcoming April 4 Proviso District 209 school board election show a wide gap in funding and, for one slate, thousands of dollars from groups and individuals outside Proviso Township. Proviso First for School Board … Continue reading District 209 School Board Campaign Shows Lots of Outside Cash, Stark Funding Disparities