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Preckwinkle’s Plan to Reduce Fines and Fees Contrasts Dramatically with her Record

CHICAGO — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Tuesday laid out a plan that as mayor she would reduce city fines and fees, and go easier on scofflaws. “There’s only one problem with her platform: it’s the opposite of her record as Cook County President. Toni Preckwinkle has routinely and repeatedly hit low income […]

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CHICO VOWS TO ERASE SEGREGATION DIVIDE

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Monday said that he is ready to pour the much-needed support — including a $15 minimum wage, job access for ex-offenders, and development of affordable housing — into erasing the segregation issues that have plagued Chicago for more than a century. “We will never be the city we want […]

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CHICO PROMISES EXPANSION OF LGBTQ SERVICES

CHICAGO — Mayoral candidate Gery Chico on Saturday said he will fight even harder for the LGBTQ community than he did when he stood up in 2004 for same-sex marriages during a time when no one else would. “That was the right thing to do then, and I am going to make my administration the most LGBTQ inclusive […]

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‘If we can’t get Indiana and Wisconsin to work with us, we sue ’em’

With an eye toward curbing Chicago’s gun violence, mayoral candidate Gery Chico would sue Indiana and Wisconsin—and a Cabela’s location in Hammond, Ind.—if they don’t take action to cut access to firearms. “We can no longer take this,” he said at a recent candidates’ forum at Steinmetz College Prep on the Northwest Side. “I’ve said, if we can’t get Indiana […]

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