Posts tagged "Dorothy Brown"
What's up this week: Clerk Brown to host seminar on expunging, sealing criminal records and clemency
A couple of weeks ago, we put out the call at Spot.us for help in raising the whooping $7,000 that Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown’s office said it would charge The Chicago Reporter for pulling some criminal court records that we had been trying to track down. It turns out, folks... Read more »
Here’s a roundup of election news that was on The Chicago Reporter’s political radar last week: Voter registration numbers released by the Chicago Board of Elections hit a 70-year low. After crunching some of the ward-by-ward numbers, though, the Reporter found that the sharpest drops in voter participation were clustered almost entirely in predominantly African-American... Read more »
Here’s a roundup of election news that was on The Chicago Reporter’s political radar this week: In recent polls, the Chicago Tribune and WGN asked registered voters to weigh in on Gov. Pat Quinn’s performance, proposed gambling expansion and statewide pension reforms. Fortunately for Quinn he’s not up for re-election because his approval ratings are... Read more »