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Special Report
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The report is out! Every department in the city has reviewed their internal procedures and reported on the steps they’ve taken to reverse their deference to aldermanic prerogative.

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When it comes to privatizing public education, even the well-informed and politically sophisticated may think they know what’s going on. But on this topic, many of us focus too narrowly.

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The anti-vax movement is a growing concern, the Affordable Care Act faces another challenge, short-term limited duration insurance plans move ahead, and bipartisan legislation to lower prescription drug costs arrives in the senate.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot put a temporary halt on installing new water meters in June while the city evaluates the situation, as she promised during the mayoral campaign. The question: what is the administration doing now to address a permanent plan for removing the lead found in the drinking water of many homes built before 1986?

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Sweeping changes, 30 years in the making, are coming to Chicago after Mayor Lori Lightfoot achieved a legislative win that eluded many of her predecessors. Days before City Council’s August recess, a unanimous vote helped Lightfoot deliver on one of the pillars of her campaign—the dismantling of corruption in City Hall.

Help Wanted
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LWV Chicago is in need of a member to represent us on LWV Cook County's Board of Directors and members to serve as observers to Cook County governmental meetings.

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Take advantage of this unique opportunity! As the first 100 days of the newly elected City Council draws closer, City Bureau and Chicago United for Equity are holding workshops that take a closer look at our representatives.

Lunch with Senator Peters
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Members of the South side Unit met with Senator Robert Peters (IL 13) at his district off on Friday, July 12 for a brown bag lunch.

Leaguers cleaning up litter on the beach
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LWV Chicago members Catherine Mardikes, Melanie Norstrom, Jane Ruby, Sue Sosin and Jill Willis joined Wendy Jiminez and young friends to participate in The Alliance for Great Lakes' Adopt-A-Beach program on Sunday, July 14.

IDOC Summit of Hope Voter Reigstration
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Registering those on parole or probation as Voters at IDOC Summit of Hope resource fair.

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