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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

Pat Quinn Calls for an Elected Consumer Advocate to Help City Homeowners Take on Skyrocketing Property Taxes

Chicago Homeowners “Poorly Served” When Mayor Shut Down Taxpayer Assistance Office in 2011 Ben Franklin said death and taxes are inevitable, but he never said it’s inevitable to be taxed to death. CHICAGO – On Monday’s deadline for… Read More

On Eve of Property Tax Bill Payment Deadline, Pat Quinn Brings Mayoral Term Limits Drive to Home of Southwest Side Taxpayer

  Ben Franklin of Philadelphia said death and taxes are inevitable, but he never said it’s inevitable to be taxed to death. For Immediate Release Sunday, July 31, 2016 CHICAGO – On the eve of the August 1st deadline to pay property tax… 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

Pat Quinn Brings Take Charge Chicago Petition Drive to South Austin

“SACCC-tivists” Who Helped Launch CUB Now Push for Mayoral Term Limits and a Full-Time Consumer Advocate CHICAGO – Pat Quinn was joined by activists from a revered community group – the South Austin Coalition Community Council (SACCC) –… 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

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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