| July 12, 2020
Schedule an appointment with staff from Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi’s office, who will be meeting with property owners on Tuesday, July 14 in state Rep. La Shawn Ford’s office, at 5051 W. Chicago Ave. Appointments will be scheduled between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn how to appeal your bill and make sure you aren’t missing any exemptions.
| August 9, 2014
Learn how to appeal your assessment and possibly lower your bill.
| November 1, 2013
See if you meet the criteria for the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
| June 25, 2012
Most of the legislation takes effect immediately.
| June 13, 2012
Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th) says money is available, but school funding continues to be cut.
| June 5, 2012
The measure, which passed the Illinois General Assembly, would ban employers from requesting the information to gain access to personal details about current or potential employees.
| May 29, 2012
The bill sponsored by West Side Illinois State Sen. Kimberly Lightford passed both the House and Senate; now it’s up to Gov. Pat Quinn to sign it.
| May 24, 2012
West Side advocate and community development consultant Valerie Leonard is urging residents to take a stand against a bill she says will decrease funding for neighborhood public schools.
| May 21, 2012
The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Kimberly Lightford, is also working on a measure to increase the drop out age from 17 to 18.
| April 12, 2012
Rep. La Shawn Ford, the bill’s sponsor, will be on WVON 1690 at 8 p.m. tonight to discuss the bill that would make it illegal for employers to request social networking account names and passwords.