Cook County Chronicle: D209 Board Divided Over Law Firm’s Hiring

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || By Bill Dwyer Cracks are appearing in the coalition that just this past April took over governance of the Proviso High Schools District 209 board. Just one week after signing a joint contract with the Robbins Schwartz and Grasso Bass law firms as its new legal counsel, the D209 board will consider an agenda … Continue reading Cook County Chronicle: D209 Board Divided Over Law Firm’s Hiring

In Wake of Triton Trustee Opening, is Maywood Demanding Representation on College’s Board?

Sanchez, Hoskins and Raines-Welch. School Board Focus West Wednesday, July 8, 2015 || Originally Published: School Board Focus West || By Jean Lotus A seat on the Triton College board of trustees has opened up, leading to speculation amongst local west-Cook politics watchers as to who will be appointed to fill the vacancy. The community college is also on the hunt for a new president, after the retirement of … Continue reading In Wake of Triton Trustee Opening, is Maywood Demanding Representation on College’s Board?

Analyzing Campaign Cash in D209 Board Race

Friday, April 17, 2015 || Originally Published: School Board Focus West || By Jean Lotus  A grassroots campaign of motivated volunteers, many from Forest Park, toppled a 15-year majority on the school board of Proviso Township High School District 209 this April. How did it happen? Campaign contributions to the political committees of each slate tell part of the story. The Proviso Children’s First Party … Continue reading Analyzing Campaign Cash in D209 Board Race