Meet the Candidate – Jeffrey M. Jacobson For DuPage Judge

Candidate for DuPage Judge

My philosphy I am a Democrat that cares about others.  When President Trump banned those from other countries because of their religion, my office was there giving free legal advice to help those desperate to enter our country. When I was in the AFCSME union, I was not happy just…

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Meet the Candidate – Elizabeth (Liz) Chaplin for DuPage County Board – District 2

Liz Chaplin’s political involvement began on a summer day in 2001. As she watched her three children play in their wading pool, she wondered whether the water could have been tainted by a spill of hazardous chemicals at the Lockformer Co. in Lisle. When a test of the family’s well…

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DuPage County Public Transportation

public transportation

A good public transportation system benefits nearly all aspects of society. It creates jobs, increases home values, and allows commuters to travel easily and inexpensively. The American Public Transportation Association reported in 2017 that a household can save nearly $10,000 by taking public transportation and having one less car. Additionally,…

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Meet the Candidate: Zahra Suratwala for DuPage County Board – District 1

DuPage County Board candidate

I’m Zahra Suratwala, a Democrat running for the DuPage County Board in District 1. I am a native-born Illinoisan, raised in Mount Prospect, and a resident of Elmhurst with my husband and two children for the past 11 years. I obtained my Masters of Arts degree in English Literature from…

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Cronin and Corruption in DuPage

The Dupage County Board is responsible for the management of the County’s funds; in other words, the board chooses how to allocate taxpayer money for projects that are intended to serve Dupage citizens. Yet, in recent years under the Chairmanship of Dan Cronin, the Republican-led County Board has focused their…

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Meet the Candidate: Lynn LaPlante for DuPage County Board Chairman

Lynn LaPlante is a candidate for Chairman of the DuPage County Board. She is a lifelong Democrat, a career musician, a community organizer and a wife and mother. She decided to run for office after learning that the incumbent Republic candidate planned on running un-opposed – an untenable proposition in…

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Sean Casten Speaks on Recent Supreme Court Janus Decision

Sean Casten, the Democratic Candidate for U.S. Representative in Illinois’ Sixth Congressional District, speaks out against the recent Supreme Court’s Janus decision. “This regrettable decision is yet another showing the current Supreme Court will consistently favor the interests of corporations over those of unions, individual workers, and families working to…

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