Busloads of Chicago and suburban residents filed into the pews of a South Side church Sunday for an afternoon remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. and called on a dozen elected officials to join their push for social and economic justice in the area.
Members of the faith-based power network IIRON
signed a covenant on Sunday for economic justice and called on Attorney
General Lisa Madigan and other elected officials to sign it in order to
create a more just economy. Read more »
Tuesday’s primary features a number of key Democratic battles for the state House and Senate. These races will go a long way to determine how
much of a voice progressives have in Springfield, at a time of
significant and continued budget cuts.