Posts tagged "bobby rush"

SBA Presents: Bonding Is Achievable Seminar for Contractors at Chicago State University

SBA Presents: Bonding Is Achievable Seminar for Contractors at Chicago State University
Recently, Metra has been under public scrutiny from Congressman Bobby Rush and local southside alderman for a lack of minority participation on the Grand Crossing Rail Project. The project is a $5 billion, 15 year project that will relieve train congestion on the Southside. So far only a $100,000 contract has been given to local... Read more »

Politics: Did Congressman Bobby Rush Have a Flashback

Politics: Did Congressman Bobby Rush Have a Flashback
Recently Bobby Rush, Congressman from the 1st District of Illinois has been under the gun for his attendance. He has missed a large number of votes on key issues and this has prompted a number of political hacks to attempt to run against him. Despite, his voting record and recent illness Congressman Rush sailed through... Read more »

Modern Public Transportation Comes to the 6th Ward

Modern Public Transportation Comes to the 6th Ward
This past Saturday, over 200 residents came out to Chicago State University(CSU) to hear that over $5.0 billion in federal, state and local transit projects were in the works for the community and surrounding areas. Roderick Sawyer, Alderman of the 6th ward hosted a Public Transportation forum at Chicago State University. The forum was co... Read more »
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The New Beginning of the Pioneer Building

The New Beginning of the Pioneer Building
Where is the the Pioneer building? The Pioneer Building was once the state of the art professional building in the community. It was the building that housed the Chicago office of then U.S. Congressman Harold Washington. . It also housed the southside office of the Chicago Urban League. The building was built by the Nation... Read more »