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Yingling hosting town hall meetings April 21, 2017
Daily Herald
State Rep. Sam Yingling will host town hall meetings Wednesday, May 3 in Wauconda and Saturday, May 6 in Grayslake.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170421/yingling-hosting-town-hall-meetings


Schneider: What Trump doesn't understand about the environment April 20, 2017
The NewsSun
I always look forward to Earth Day as a moment to celebrate the responsible progress we've made over the past 47 years to improve the quality of our air, water, and environmental stewardship.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-earth-day-schneider-st--0421-20170420-story.html


Schneider, Skilling to lead Earth Day discussion in Lake County April 18, 2017
Daily Herald
10th District Congressman Brad Schneider and WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling will be among the featured panelists at a public discussion on climate change Saturday at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Schneider, a Democrat from Deerfield, will guide a discussion of the science of global climate change, its effect on the planet, and efforts to address it.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/news/20170418/schneider-skilling-to-lead-earth-day-discussion-in-lake-county


Dems see surge at polls part of rising tide April 12, 2017
The NewsSun
"The energy seen leading up to November and especially after the presidential election is real," said Lauren Beth Gash of Highland Park, who founded the Tenth Dems, a grassroots political organization that works to elect Democrats to all levels of government within the 10th Congressional District, which straddles Lake and Cook counties.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-selle-lake-county-democrats-st-0413-20170412-story.html


Duckworth hears about infrastructure issues from Lake County mayors April 11, 2017
The NewsSun
Mayors from across Lake County on Tuesday afternoon gathered in North Chicago to tell U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., about the lack of adequate east-west commuting options in the county, the specter of dirty Lake Michigan water and the cost of checking drinking water in the area for lead, among other infrastructure issues.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-duckworth-meets-mayors-st-0412-20170411-story.html


State lawmaker gets education funding feedback at Round Lake preschool April 11, 2017
Daily Herald
Democratic state Rep. Sam Yingling got to see some of the young faces attached to the issue of education funding Tuesday at a Round Lake school.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170411/news/170419736/


Chat with Rep. Schneider in Round Lake Beach April 10, 2017
Daily Herald
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider will be the guest at a Fireside Chat from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center, off Hook Drive west of Route 83.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170410/news/170419953/


Democrats see Trump's action boosting their membership April 9, 2017
The NewsSun
"Our best recruiting tool has been Donald Trump," said Hal Sloan, 59, of Grayslake, chairman of the Avon Township Democrats. "And I've heard other people say that he's the reason they keep going. We used to have six to 12 people at a meeting, and now we have 20 to 25," he said, with just over 20 people meeting in the activity room of the library on a sunny Saturday morning.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-democrats-feel-trump-boince-st-0410-20170409-story.html


Cunningham declares victory in tight Waukegan mayoral race April 4, 2017
The NewsSun
Ald. Sam Cunningham, 1st, declared victory Tuesday night in what was a tight Waukegan mayoral race
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-waukegan-mayors-race-winner-st-0405-20170404-story.html


More than 20,000 vote early in Lake County April 3, 2017
The NewsSun
This year's consolidated election features a host of races for mayors, city councilors, village trustees, highway commissioners and school board members. The polls are open Tuesday Apr 4 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-election-day-lake-county-st-0404-20170403-story.html


Selle: State lawmaker tilts at entrenched townships April 3, 2017
The NewsSun
So far, a bill Sam Yingling is co-sponsoring in the Illinois House of Representatives has passed one hurdle.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-selle-yingling-township-consolidation-st-0404-20170403-story.html


Lake County election preview: Will county buck trend of low turnout? April 2, 2017
The NewsSun
And at recent town hall events held around the county by U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield), the congressman pleaded with the crowds to channel the newfound political energy in the area resulting from the victory of President Donald Trump into local elections. He has urged people to vote on Tuesday. "Voting is not just a right, it's a responsibility," Schneider said at a March 18 event in North Chicago.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-local-election-day-preview-st-0403-20170402-story.html


Vote Tuesday to let them know where you stand March 31, 2017
The NewsSun
Fellow citizens, here is a friendly reminder: There's an election — actually several — on Tuesday Apr 4. Hopefully, you registered to vote and can exert your power at the polls. You only have impact if you show up and cast your ballots on the candidates and issues you support or don't.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-editorial-election-st-0401-20170331-story.html


Early voting continues through Monday March 30, 2017
Daily Herald
Early voting will continue through the weekend and on Monday Apr 3 for those who want to cast ballots before Election Day on Tuesday Apr 4.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170330/news/170339851/


Congressman Brad Schneider Reads to Children at Health Center Event, April 8 March 29, 2017
The NewsSun
Congressman Brad Schneider will read to children at the next Leaders are Readers event at the North Chicago Health Center, 2215 14th Street in North Chicago. Readings will take place in both English and Spanish. This free event will take place on Saturday, April 8, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/community/chi-ugc-article-congressman-brad-schneider-reads-to-children-2017-03-29-story.html


Schneider credits public engagement for Trumpcare defeat March 25, 2017
Daily Herald
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, less than 24 hours after House Republicans abandoned their current plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, told more than 100 constituents in Grayslake on Saturday that public opposition was one of the reasons the effort failed. "We saw the power of public engaging this past week," Schneider, D-Deerfield, said at his College of Lake County gathering.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-brad-schneider-grayslake-event-st-0327-20170325-story.html


Schneider to meet with constitutents Saturday in Grayslake March 22, 2017
Daily Herald
Congressman Brad Schneider, a Democrat from Deerfield, will host a "Congress on Your Corner" event Saturday Mar 25 in Grayslake to answer questions from constituents and brief attendees on his work in Washington, D.C. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the College of Lake County Auditorium A011, 19351 W Washington St., Grayslake, and is open to the public.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170322/news/170329589/


Activists protest proposed EPA cuts, seek Schneider's support March 21, 2017
Daily Herald
Brad Schneider is in Washington, D.C., but issued a letter on the proposed EPA cuts. "Let me be clear, I am adamantly opposed to these cuts and will do everything in my power to ensure robust funding for the (Great Lakes initiative) and critical EPA programs," he wrote.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170321/news/170329731/


Voting early? Check out our online election guide March 21, 2017
Daily Herald
Early voting is now under way at dozens of locations across the suburbs for the April 4 municipal election.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170319/news/170318751/


Selle: Fear and loathing in Warren Township March 20, 2017
The NewsSun
The opposing slate, named "Democratic," is led by Mary Turley, who is lacking a candidate for township assessor. Normally, township elections, like their village counterparts, field slates with names like Good Government for All or Best Folks on the Ballot Party. Democrats countywide have of late been running slates under the party's banner.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-selle-warren-township-democrat-warning-st-0321-20170320-story.html


Trump's budget would kill Lake County environmental, development funding March 19, 2017
The NewsSun
With its Lake Michigan shoreline, Lake County has benefited over the years from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which has traditionally garnered bipartisan support. U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) blasted Trump's proposal to eliminate the initiative as "disastrous" on Twitter, adding, "I'll fight to maintain funding."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-luke-hammill-county-lines-st-0320-20170319-story.html


Yingling seeks to eliminate townships March 19, 2017
The NewsSun
At the state level, Rep. Sam Yingling (D-Grayslake) has introduced a bill in the Illinois General Assembly that would allow voters to eliminate township governments, which Yingling called "redundant taxing bodies" in some cases in a news release.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-luke-hammill-county-lines-st-0320-20170319-story.html


Early voting for municipal election expands Monday March 19, 2017
Daily Herald
Voters around the suburbs can cast ballots early for the April 4 municipal election, with expanded early voting beginning Monday at dozens of locations. Early voting at a select few locations has been underway, but recent changes to Illinois' election law have greatly expanded the number of early voting sites, allowing voters more convenient options.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170319/news/170318751/


Candidate forum in Mundelein March 19, 2017
Daily Herald
Candidates for seats on Mundelein's village board will face the public at a forum Monday, March 20, at Mundelein High School, 1350 W. Hawley St. The event, which is set to begin at 7 p.m., will be hosted by students in Advanced Placement American government and politics classes.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170319/news/170318747/


Waukegan mayoral candidates talk economic development, diversity March 19, 2017
The NewsSun
Revitalization would start at the Waukegan Municipal Beach and then spread to the harbor, the downtown area and eventually throughout the city by providing quality services through its police, public works and mayor's office, said Sam Cunningham, who later described his approach to the job of mayor as "chief salesman." "I'm going to be the one selling the story [of Waukegan]," said Cunningham, who pointed his experience in insurance as giving him the skills to bring people in.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-waukegan-mayoral-forum-may-cunningham-st-0320-20170319-story.html


Schneider says he'll fight Trump's budget during North Chicago town hall March 18, 2017
The NewsSun
"I'm going to fight this budget every way I can," Brad Schneider said, calling Trump's budget "ill-conceived" and "mean in spirit." "It takes communities that are struggling and makes them weaker," Schneider said of the proposed budget.
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-schneider-north-chicago-meeting-st-0320-20170318-story.html


Illinois U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider to serve on Holocaust Museum board March 18, 2017
NorthWest Herald
Illinois U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider will serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. The Democrat represents Illinois' 10th district.
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http://www.nwherald.com/2017/03/19/illinois-u-s-rep-brad-schneider-to-serve-on-holocaust-museum-board/aei0xci/


Congressman calls for 'transparent' investigation of train derailment March 17, 2017
Pioneer Press
Brad Schneider said he wrote the letter not only to understand the cause of the derailment but also to determine "what steps need to be taken to prevent future accidents."
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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-train-derailment-lake-forest-congressman-investigation-met-20170317-story.html


Early voting starts Monday March 17, 2017
Daily Herald
Early voting for the April 4 consolidated election begins Monday, March 20, at 14 sites throughout Lake County. Recent changes in Illinois election law allow Lake County voters to use any of the early voting sites regardless of where they live.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170317/news/170318910/


Congressman Brad Schneider Holds North Chicago Town Hall March 16, 2017
Patch
Rep. Brad Schneider (D, IL-10) announced Thursday he will host a town hall-style event this Saturday Mar 18 afternoon in North Chicago. Schneider will again answer questions from constituents and update attendees on his work in Washington in another in a series of events his office calls “Congress on Your Corner." The event will be held at the North Chicago Community High School and begins at 1:30 p.m..
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http://patch.com/illinois/lakeforest/congressman-brad-schneider-holds-north-chicago-town-hall


Schneider set to meet constituents Saturday in Lake County March 16, 2017
Daily Herald
U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider will host a "Congress on Your Corner" event to meet with constituents and talk about the issues facing the nation Saturday, at North Chicago Community High School, 1717 17th St. Schneider, a Democrat from Deerfield, is set to arrive at 1:30 p.m. He'll answer questions and talk about his work in Washington, D.C. The event is open to the public.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170316/news/170319095/


Lake County election ballots now online March 15, 2017
Daily Herald
Lake County registered voters can now preview their April 4 consolidated election ballot online. Each web visitor will need to confirm his/her voter registration status at LakeVoterPower.info and click on the "What is on my Ballot?" tab to preview a ballot. Sample ballots may be printed, marked with the voter's choices, and taken into the polls for reference when voting.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170315/news/170319252/


Congressman Brad Schneider Holds Deerfield Town Hall March 14, 2017
Patch
As the representative for Illinois’ 10th district, which he described as one of the most competitive in the nation, Brad Schneider emphasized his willingness to work together with the Republican majority in Congress. He mentioned he’s joined The Problem Solvers Caucus a new bipartisan group in congress made up of representatives in competitive districts and focused on reaching across the aisle for solutions.
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http://patch.com/illinois/deerfield/congressman-schneider


Lake County recorder warns of potential scam March 13, 2017
Daily Herald
Lake County residents are being alerted to what's being called a scam involving solicitation letters received in the mail from Illinois Deed Providers or Deed Retrieval Services. According to the Lake County Recorder of Deeds office, the two companies are contacting homeowners offering to provide a certified copy of their deeds for $99, plus $4.50 for postage and handling. The average deed is four pages or less, with a copy fee of $1 per page, according to the recorder's office.
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http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20170313/news/170319647/


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