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Sun-Times: Lawsuits seek elected school board in Chicago

Chicago’s practice of appointing a school board violates the rights of all city taxpayers to elect who taxes them, disproportionately affecting minority voters, and has left the district in worse financial shape since 1995, when it was placed… Read More

Reader: Quinn pushes for mayoral term limits, says it’s nothing personal, Rahm

Coincidentally, I sat down for breakfast with former governor Pat Quinn to talk about mayoral term limits last week on the very day that a certain mayor named Rahm laid off 1,000 employees, including 500 teachers, from Chicago… Read More

Crusader: Quinn moves forward with ‘Take Charge Chicago’

Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is pushing forward to establish a referendum that would limit the mayor of Chicago to two terms in office.   He stopped by the Chicago Crusader office for a one-hour interview, Tuesday, August… Read More

McKinley Park: 12th Ward IPO Advances Progressive Politics for McKinley Park and Its Neighbors

…the IPO has been working to solicit signatures for former Illinois governor Pat Quinn’s Take Charge Chicago campaign, which seeks to add two referendum questions to the ballot for Chicago’s next election. The first resolution would impose a… Read More

WLS: Chicago property owners get first taste of record tax hike

The second installment of Cook County property tax bills were due August 1. That includes the city of Chicago, where property owners got their first taste of a record increase the city council passed last year. Some property… Read More

Austin Talks: Former governor brings mayoral term limit petition drive to Austin

Former Gov. Pat Quinn was in Austin Wednesday seeking signatures from local residents for his referendum ballot proposal that would limit Chicago’s mayor to serving two terms.   Quinn spoke with elders and community residents at the Austin… Read More

DNA Info: Is Rahm Ready For Reform? Not If That Means Mayoral Term Limits: Video

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel isn’t ready for reform — at least if that means limiting the length of his mayoral reign.   Emanuel made his position known at the Pride Parade when a guy with a clipboard asked… Read More

Pat Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago to the WGN Morning News

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Pat Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago to Chicago Tonight

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DNA Info: Wait, Why Is Pat Quinn Using An Ironing Board For A Podium?

DOWNTOWN — Former Gov. Pat Quinn held a super serious news conference on Wednesday — but the star of the show was the ironing board he used as a podium. Quinn was at City Hall to push for… Read More