Schneider, Holt highlight heart health event at Lovell February 22, 2017
Daily Herald
Heart health and services for women will be the focus of a town-hall meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday Feb 23, at the Lovell Federal Health Care Center, ground floor building 133EF, 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Lovell Director Stephen Holt, U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and regional VA officials will participate in a discussion and Q&A with veterans, military patients and others.
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College of Lake County candidates forum set for Feb. 27 February 20, 2017
Daily Herald
A forum for candidates running for the College of Lake County Board of Trustees in the April 4 election will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Student Commons near Café Willow at the Grayslake Campus, 19351 W. Washington St.
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Schneider's town hall meeting draws high-octane crowd February 18, 2017
Pioneer Press
Brad Schneider, D-Deerfield, received a standing ovation when he entered his Congress on Your Corner event. "I will tell you the last four weeks have been the longest year of my life," Schneider said. "We have to brace ourselves for a very long struggle, a long resistance, a long battle."
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Waukegan mayoral race town hall scheduled to be held this week February 14, 2017
Pioneer Press
Candidates in Waukegan's mayoral race will appear Thursday evening at Wesley Free Methodist Church for a town hall meeting, which is open to the public. The event, sponsored by the Waukegan Cares Foundation, begins at 7 p.m. at 3601 N. Lewis Ave. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., said Tom Granger, events coordinator at the foundation.
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Records: Unionization fight drives increase in legal costs for circuit clerk's office February 10, 2017
Pioneer Press
Erin Cartwright Weinstein said she plans on approaching these types of complaints differently, adding that the office recently fielded a recent unemployment benefits claim that she did not fight, even though she might have had grounds. It wouldn't have been "worth it to the taxpayers to do that" because the costs of fighting the claim could would easily surpass the costs of fulfilling it, she said. Cartwright Weinstein said she is also still in the process of transitioning and determining what greater transparency and responsiveness would look like concretely.
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Lake County religious, political leaders concerned about Trump immigration order January 30, 2017
Pioneer Press
"I think (Trump's order) caused a lot more confusion than was necessary," Sandy Hart said. "And I think if we really want to protect our country against terrorism, I think there's better ways to achieve it without this blanket order."
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Suburbs' new congressmen ready to face steep climb on the 'Hill' January 28, 2017
Daily Herald
Brad Schneider said he'll continue to fight for people's health care rights, particularly a woman's right to have an abortion. But he realizes he might have a better chance with legislation that tackles issues that aren't so controversial and thus can garner enough bipartisan support to become law.
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Sente Announces Town Hall Meeting to Gather Resident Feedback on State Issues January 27, 2017
Pioneer Press
State Rep. Carol Sente, D-Vernon Hills, will host a public town hall meeting for residents to receive a Springfield update and to ask questions about legislation that affects them on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Vernon Hills Park District's Laschen Center, located at 294 Evergreen Dr. in Vernon Hills.
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Veteran diplomat was inspired by suburban iconoclast mom January 23, 2017
Daily Herald
Long before he filled his passport with stamps from other countries or dreamed of zooming through a special customs line, Jonathan Moore watched his mother Betty Ann Moore blaze trails around the suburbs as a former Lake County Democratic chairman and Liberty Township supervisor. "Because of her work, I got very interested in public service as a teenager," Moore said. "I decided I wanted to work for the State Department."
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