Tag: Rep. Danny K. Davis

Bill Hampton Laid To Rest As Mourners Urge Public Not To Forget The History

Saturday, February 17, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Several hundred people filled the sanctuary of Proviso Baptist Church, 1116 S. 5th Ave., in Maywood, on Feb. 16, to pay their respects to William Edward Hampton — the brother of the slain Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and a Maywood Park District commissioner.

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7th District Candidates Face-off For First Time

Monday, February 5, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Danny K. Davis and Anthony Clark in Melrose Park. | VFP 

Congressman Danny K. Davis (7th) and Anthony Clark, his challenger in the Democratic Primary, faced each other during a formal campaign event for the first time on Feb. 3.

The short exchange was a study in contrasts, as Davis presented himself as the experienced statesman while Clark presented himself as the face of change.

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Davis Rolls Out National Bail Reform Bill

Monday, January 29, 2018 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Congressman Danny K. Davis at the City Club of Chicago in 2014. | City Club of Chicago/YouTube

U.S. Representative Danny Davis (7th) is looking to make Illinois bail reform national. On Jan. 18, he introduced House Bill 4833, which would require state governments to change their laws regarding bail and trial procedures in two significant ways.

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