In the upcoming election, Illinois voters will consider the “Fair Tax” amendment to the Illinois Constitution, a potentially crucial reform to the Illinois state government’s taxing powers.
Three candidates are running for Cook County’s state’s attorney in a race that has become more contentious in the lead-up to election day.
In the 1st Congressional District, two challengers are taking on the longtime incumbent. The 3rd District will have a new member of the House of Representatives no matter who wins.
One Democrat and one Republican are running in each of the 4th and 7th Congressional districts; the race for the 7th also includes an independent.
Several candidates are running unopposed in local races in the November 3 general election for the Illinois General Assembly and therefore are guaranteed to keep their seats. All are Democrats.
Just after 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, after a weekend of protests and looting, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) made a sweeping announcement to the City of Chicago via Twitter.
The St. John Paul II Newman Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 22.
The print edition of the October issue of Gazette Chicago was 20 pages, but the online edition has more news in 27 informative pages!
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) notified Roosevelt University and Robert Morris University Illinois, both located in the South Loop, that it had approved their joint application to make Robert Morris part of Roosevelt.
The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will hold an outdoor Proud and Positive rally on Monday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. at the former site of the statue of Christopher Columbus at Arrigo Park, 801 S. Loomis St.
VOICES OF THE COMMUNITY
“We’re coming to get our check,” the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said.
A deadly pandemic never crossed my mind as one of the major events that could happen to a junior in high school.
FROM THE PUBLISHER
Why we need to elect Joe Biden to save our American democratic institutions.
The economic downturn resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting businesses, educational and religious institutions, and governmental agencies in ways we have not seen since Great Depression or World War II. Gazette Chicago is among those impacted economically.
Late Breaking News
The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii will virtually host its 20th annual Lost Child Pilgrimage Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon for individuals grieving the death of a child
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I’m writing to let you know about a new report looking at the high proportion of automobile fatalities in the U.S. that include occupants who were not wearing seat belts.
President Trump, you have had almost four years to lead the United States and have failed us by your own choosing.
For years, I subscribed to the axiom, “I don’t know anything about art, but I know what I like.”
Emergency Rental Assistance
City of Chicago emergency rental assistance is available for people suffering financial hardship due to a crisis such as loss of job, home fire, or illness. The program is intended to allow families to maintain housing during the time it takes to regain stability….