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25th Ward aldermanic candidates battle Ald. Solis on jobs, wages, and schools

*This is an updated version of an article that appeared in our latest print issue dated Feb. 6-19. The 25th Ward is comprised of Pilsen, a slice of Chinatown, Tri-Taylor and the dwindling Little Italy. The majority is Pilsen, the city’s center for Mexican and Mexican-American culture, shopping and activism. According to an income map […]

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Grassroots Illinois Action endorses 23 aldermanic candidates, including six on the Southwest Side

Grassroots Illinois Action, a political action group backed by community and labor activists, endorsed Jesus “Chuy” Garcia for mayor and 23 aldermanic candidates, including six on the Southwest Side. “This is an incredibly important election,” said GIA executive director Amisha Patel. “After years of having resources stripped away from our neighborhoods, we have a chance […]

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McKinley Park hosts candidates’ forum for 12th and 25th Wards

Aldermanic candidates from the 12th and 25th Wards participated in a candidate’s forum Monday, December 8, 2014 at the McKinley Park library. The forum, organized by the McKinley Park Progressive Alliance, gave residents an opportunity to pose questions to 25th Ward aldermanic candidates Byron Sigcho and Jorge Mujica and 12th Ward candidate Pete DeMay. Incumbents […]