Posts tagged "David Orr"

Chicago's LGBT Hall of Fame honors publisher Laura Washington

Chicago's LGBT Hall of Fame honors publisher Laura Washington
Chicago’s Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame has inducted 12 new members, including our interim publisher Laura Washington, who was honored as a “Friend of the Community.” Washington was chosen for dedication to LGBT issues during her 29 years as a journalist, both at the Chicago Sun-Times and her many years at The Chicago Reporter. Also... Read more »

Race, poverty and politics: Countdown to teachers' strike; TIF revenue falls; IL partners on insurance exchange

Illinois will partner with the federal government to offer a health insurance exchange in 2014, The State Journal-Register reported Thursday. “Logistical challenges” prevented the state from creating its own exchange, which health advocates wanted. That way, a state-appointed board of directors could determine how it works. The exchange is essentially an online marketplace where consumers... Read more »

Guess who's running for mayor?

With so many people putting their names in the hat to be the next Chicago mayor, it’s hard to keep them all straight. Take a look at the potential candidates – who’s in, who’s out and who’s just a rumor – in our photo gallery. Also, check out Progress Illinois’ great database of mayoral candidates.... Read more »