Archive for September 2010

Illinois Governor Quinn Appointees Have Ties To Campaign Donors

Some of Quinn’s appointees have ties to campaign donors September 30, 2010 12:01 AM | No Comments Mariyana Spyropoulos lost a race for commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District two years ago, but she is running again Nov. 2 as an incumbent — thanks to Gov. Pat Quinn. The Democratic governor used his appointment... Read more »

Congressman Bobby Rush's Office Hosts Grant Writing Workshop, Wednesday October 13th

  Congressman Bobby L. Rush cordially invites you to a Grant Writing Forum focused on assisting Entrepreneurs, Non- For- Profits, Small Businesses, Faith Based, Healthcare, Youth and Social Service organizations to access funding opportunities available through Federal and State agencies. The invited guests include HHS (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), DOJ (U.S. Department... Read more »

Momentum For Scott Lee Cohen As He Registers at 14% by CNN/Times Illinois Gubernatorial Poll

Contact: John E. Davis September 29, 2010 Media Spokesman Scott Lee Cohen-Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois (312) 622-1246 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: **COHEN CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGED BY CNN/TIMES POLL ** Chicago – Scott Lee Cohen, the Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois, says the latest CNN/Times poll that shows him with 14% of those surveyed is... Read more »
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Union League, Brady, Quinn Support Voter Disenfranchisement, By Excluding Whitney and Cohen

VOTER ADVOCACY GROUP UPSET WITH VOTER DISENFRANCHISEMENT BY EXCLUDING INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES FROM GUBERNATORIAL DEBATES Mark S. Allen, Chairman and Lead OrganizerVoter Restoration Project, a voter advocacy coalition led by The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI and supported by The Monroe Foundation Inc. 449 East 35th Street, 1st FloorChicago, Illinois 60616773-392-0165 Todays Gubernatorial Debate sponsored by... Read more »

Scott Lee Cohen Announces Latest Job Fair Site

Contact: John E. Davis                                                            September 28, 2010                Media Spokesman                Scott Lee Cohen-Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois                (312) 622-1246                                  MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   COHEN ANNOUNCES SITE FOR LATEST “JOB FAIR”     Chicago – Following through on his campaign pledge to “help find real jobs for real people,”... Read more »

COHEN'S URGENT APPEAL HELPFUL IN GAINING EXTENSION FOR "PUTTING ILLINOIS TO WORK" PROGRAM

Contact: John E. Davis                                                                           September 28, 2010                Media Spokesman                Scott Lee Cohen-Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois                (312) 622-1246                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   COHEN’S URGENT APPEAL HELPFUL IN GAINING EXTENSION FOR “PUTTING ILLINOIS TO WORK” PROGRAM   Chicago – Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois, Scott Lee Cohen, is breathing... Read more »
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Governor Quinn's Press Conference Tuesday, September 28th Announcing Jobs Program Extension

From: The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI Mark S. Allen, Founder/President 312-624-8351 or cell 773-392-0165   –Dear Community Leaders/Activists and Community Partners and the Workers Participating in the Put Illinois To Work Program (PITW)   Governor Quinn has invited Community Partners and workers who are participating in the Put Illinois To Work Program to a press conference... Read more »

Obama's Jobs And Small Business Lending Bill MUST Have Local/Regional Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Mandate!!

From: Mark S. Allen, Founder/President Of The Black Leadership Develeopment Institute, BLDI, Chairman of The Community Banking Coalition and Member of The Community Reinvestment Organizing Project of The Monroe Foundation; Board Member, Black Wall Street-Chicago PRESIDENT OBAMA’S  JOBS AND SMALL BUSINESS LENDING BILL                               MUST HAVE A LOCAL/REGIONAL CRA                   (COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT ACT) MANDATE! President... Read more »

Scott Lee Cohen-Baxter Swilley Score Big At Weekend Debates

From Mark S. Allen, Associate Editor The South Street Journal Newspaper BREAKING NEWS   Contact: John E. Davis                                                                        September 27, 2010                      Media Spokesman                Scott Lee Cohen-Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois                (312) 622-1246     COHEN AND SWILLEY SCORE BIG AT WEEKEND DEBATES Cohen Asks Voters for Chance to Prove... Read more »
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Thousands of "Put Illinois To Work" Jobs SAVED From September 30th End !! - Governor Quinn Makes Formal Announcement Tuesday, September 28th

Report from The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI Mark S. Allen, Founder/President 312-624-8351 and cell 773-392-0165   When the least of God’s people speak, the powers that be listen !!! Friends, On Tuesday, September 28th Illinois Governor Pat Quinn will make the formal public announcement that the funds have been approved to extend the jobs... Read more »
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