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Jun

2017

Will County Democratic Party looking to fill Rep. Emily McAsey's 85th District seat

Author: Editor

Democratic Central Committee Chairman Scott Pyles and DuPage Democratic Party Chairman Robert Peichert, are accepting applications for someone to fill former State Rep. Emily McAsey's seat representing the 85th district until 5 p.m. June 19.

Interested applicants need to send a letter of interest about why they think they would be good for the appointment, and need to submit a resume including their educational and employment background. They also need to submit their voting records.

Applications can be sent to Pyles' law office at 3260 Executive Drive, Joliet, IL 60431. 

 

Interested applicants need to send a letter of interest about why they think they would be good for the appointment, and need to submit a resume including their educational and employment background. They also need to submit their voting records.

 

 

Applications can be sent to Pyles' law office at 3260 Executive Drive, Joliet, IL 60431. 

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Jun

2017

Weather Channel sends Trump a message: ‘Still Don’t Care? Proof You Should’

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When President Trump announced at 3 p.m. Thursday that he would be pulling the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, the Weather Channel editors were ready. They turned the “official homepage of Mother Nature” — usually devoted to tornadoes, blizzards, heat waves and hurricanes — into a not-so-subtle protest.

“So, What Happens to Earth Now?” said one headline that appeared on its home page.

“Still Don’t Care? Proof You Should,” said another, linking to a story about “ghost forests” that are dying off as a result of rising tides and sea levels.

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May

2017

Uninsured ranks still to grow by tens of millions under latest House health-care bill, CBO says

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Health-care legislation adopted by House Republicans earlier this month would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 than under current law, the Congressional Budget Office projected Wednesday — only a million fewer than the estimate for the House’s previous bill.

The nonpartisan agency’s finding, which drew immediate fire from Democrats, patient advocates, health industry officials and some business groups, is likely to complicate Republicans’ push to pass a companion bill in the Senate.

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May

2017

Tom Skilling, scientists at climate forum warn of severe weather changes ahead

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One of Chicago's most venerated meteorologists joined a Naperville congressman, several scientists and a former EPA regulator at North Central College Saturday to discuss climate change data and urge individuals to take action.

"I didn't come to my current view on climate change easily. I was skeptical," WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling told the sold-out audience of 200. He explained how science can prove that greenhouse gases change the jet streams, which in turn affect weather. These changes are leading to more powerful hurricanes, more damaging tornadoes and more severe flooding, he said.

"It's costing money and lives," said Skilling, who showed slide after slide of graphs, charts, models and pictures that he said were proven evidence of climate change, including time-lapse photos over seven years that documented large sections of glaciers in Alaska melting.

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Apr

2017

The Emerging Strategy for Capitalizing on Women's Unprecedented Interest in Politics

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Jean Sinzdak could see right away that this year would be different for women in politics. For the first time in her 12 years of running a seminar for women interested in public office, she had to start a waitlist.

Registrations for the “Ready to Run” program, run by Rutgers University’s Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP), began pouring in after the presidential election. Whether it was Hillary Clinton’s loss or Donald Trump’s victory despite multiple sexual harassment accusations and a video that shows him brag about grabbing women, the election results have been a mobilizing force.

“We had a lot of women who said, ‘I never considered running myself, but this year I woke up or I realized I had to do it,’” says Sinzdak, the associate director for CAWP.

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