Yes! For Independent Maps Gets $500,000

Chicago Sun-Times reports Bloomberg donates $500,000 to Yes! Illinois remap overhaul drive MON, 03/31/2014 – 3:18PM LYNN SWEET @LYNNSWEET | EMAIL Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg donated an eye-popping $500,000 to Yes! For Independent Maps, the group running a petition drive to put on the  November ballot a proposed “Illinois Independent Redistricting Amendment” to change the system for […]

Minutes to the 43rd Representative District Meeting-Amended

Democratic Representative Committee for the 43rd Representative District Meeting Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:00 PM Danny’s Pizza, 231 Douglas Ave, Elgin IL 60120 The meeting was called to order at 2:39 PM. In attendance:  Mark Guethle, Chair of Kane County Democrats, Gertrude Zaja Committeeman of Hanover Township Democrats, Frank Imhoff, Chairman of Elgin Township Democrats, Marty […]

Daily Herald: Replacement for 43th District State Representative

ALERT:   There is a change in venue.  It is now at Danny’s Pizza, 231 Douglas Ave, Elgin. First, the article is incorrect on the date of this committee meeting.  Check out our calendar for details. Secondly, the Democratic officials mentioned in this article did not include Trudy Zaja, the Hanover Township Democratic Committeeman (whose term […]

43rd Representative District Democratic Committee Meeting

This meeting notice was sent via email on Wednesday, March 27, 2014 ALERT:  Change of Venue to Danny’s Pizza, 231 Douglas Ave, Elgin =============================================== Trudy Zaja Hanover Township Committeeman Via Email: <remove private email address> Re: Democratic Representative District Committee for the 43rd Representative District Dear Committeeman: This is to notify you that the Democratic Representative […]

March 18, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election

What offices are up for election? Who are the candidates? When is the last date to register? When does early voting start? When is the last date for Early voting? Check out Cook County Clerk’s website for details Here is the Voter Information Fact sheet in pdf format

Why does Illinois need to scrap its flat-rate income tax?

Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability (CTBA) represents the pro-progressive tax side for Illinois State Income Tax. His organization has produced a study that makes a strong case for why Illinois needs to scrap its flat-rate income tax (currently 5 percent, but scheduled to fall to 3.75 percent in 2015) and […]

HanDI Holiday Part with “White Elephant”

Title: HanDI Holiday Part with “White Elephant”Location: Herb and Linda’s place, 203 Plymouth Drive, StreamwoodDescription: In celebration of the season and our election results, HanDI is holding a Holiday party. And you’re invited! What to bring? * Your favorite snack to share, * A donation for the Hanover Township food pantry, and * A White […]

Cook County 1115 Medicaid Waiver

Cook County Health and Hospitals System Announce 1115 Medicaid Waiver  An 1115 Waiver allows the Cook County’s Health System to “early enroll” certain uninsured patients into Medicaid. Specifically, these are patients who are not currently eligible for Medicaid, but who will be eligible in 2014 under the Accountable Care Act. Many of these individuals are […]

Voters Helpful Hints on Election Day

Verify your polling location at Note, the website seems to be slow today so be patient. Polling places will be open until 7 p.m. They are least crowded from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone in line when polls close at 7 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Voters will have a choice of […]

Democratic Candidates, Judges for Retention, Proposed Amendment

Hanover Township Ballot Proposed Amendment – Democratic Candidates – Judges for Retention Presidential Election November 6, 2012 First, here in Hanover Township there are: ·       Two Congressional Districts:  6th and 8th ·       Four State Senatorial District:  22nd, 23rd, 25th, 26th ·       Five State Representative Districts:  43rd, 44th, 45th, 49th 52nd Which districts are yours?  It […]