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State Senator Suzi Schmidt. (Lake County Sheriff's police / June 12, 2012)

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt arrested in stalking case

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt was arrested by Lake County Sheriff’s deputies this afternoon on a misdemeanor warrant alleging that she damaged her neighbor’s property and … Read more ›

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Part 1: Karen May's (D-58) North Shore Energy Symposium wrought with misinformation and propaganda

Part 1: Misguided Energy Symposium linking Global Warming to National Security rings hollow among Heartland's ICCC7 featured guest speakers Early in May my IL Representative … Read more ›

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Part 2: Karen May (D-58) promotes message of "Operation Freedom" that links Global Warming to National Security

Part 2: Operation Freedom message. Climate change as a threat to national security, receives unconditional acceptance from the D of D, State Department, NIC and … Read more ›

North Shore Sanitary District President Dan Pierce (right) congratulates retired Trustee Jim Swarthout on his three decades of service to the District May 9.
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Jim Swarthout Honored for Three Decades of Service to the North Shore Sanitary District

James Swarthout’s nearly 32 years of service to the North Shore Sanitary District (NSSD) was celebrated by his friends, family and colleagues May 9 at … Read more ›

Then-U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk co-sponsored a commemorative coin bill to help build a disabled veterans’ memorial. (Brendan Hoffman, Chicago Tribune / May 28, 2012)

Sen. Kirk co-sponsored bills helping onetime girlfriend’s clients

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was a leading sponsor of congressional legislation that has meant $5.3 million for two clients of his onetime girlfriend, and he … Read more ›

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Tenth Dems Offers Summer Internships

Highland Park, IL. – The Tenth Congressional District Democrats (“Tenth Dems”) is now accepting applications for its Summer Internship Program. Internships are available to high … Read more ›

League of Women Voters
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Is Privatization the Answer?

Is Privatization the Answer? The League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area will host a discussion about privatization of government services and assets … Read more ›

Former Lake Forest alderman appointed to NSSD Board reports: A seat on the North Shore Sanitary District Board of Trustees remains in the Swarthout family. For the full story: Read more ›

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Tenth Dems To Throw a Good Old-Fashioned Political Convention

Local Democrats can learn about local political races and hear from candidates at the 10th District Democratic Convention on Sunday, March 4. The District-Wide Convention … Read more ›

John Tree, a Colonel in the Air Force Reserve, is endorsed by former State Rep. Mark Walker and other community leaders.
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Former Rep. Mark Walker Endorses John Tree for Congress

Former State Rep. Mark Walker joins Wheeling Township Democratic Committeewoman Kathleen Sances and President Rob Nesvacil in endorsing John Tree for Congress. Tree had previously … Read more ›