| June 12, 2020
To every person who needed to see buildings burning before doing something about racism, welcome to the movement, writes Illinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford. To everyone who felt uncomfortable speaking on race issues, welcome to the movement. To every corporation who made their first statement in support of Black lives, welcome to the movement. To every young person who took to the streets in protest for basic human rights, you are the movement. Keep pushing.
| June 16, 2016
Come to the June 21st meeting to learn more about pending legislation, property tax issues, public safety and more.
| April 20, 2015
State Rep. La Shawn Ford organized the event, which brought together ex-offenders, officials, lawyers and concerned citizens.
| March 3, 2014
The Illinois Senate will hold a hearing March 5 to consider legislation that would increase the hourly pay from $8.25 to $10 by July 1, 2016.
| November 1, 2012
While Lance Tyson is running as an independent under the 10th District Unity Party, he’s calling himself “the REAL Democrat” in the race against former state Rep. Derrick Smith.
| September 26, 2012
Most legislation sponsored by the West Side City Council members affects just their individual wards.
| 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.
| 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.
| November 15, 2011
Members of the public have until 5 p.m. Nov. 21 to express their opinions about CPS’ new criteria.
| September 8, 2011
Some push for Illinois to adopt a law allowing residents to conceal weapons in public, while others urge no change at a town hall organized by Rep. La Shawn Ford.