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  • Endorsement: Yes to Villa Park roads Oct 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Villa Park residents vote yes to a tax increase to provide funding for much-need road repairs and maintenance.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes to Glen Ellyn pool Oct 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote on the Glen Ellyn Park District's request for $13.5 million to add an aquatics center to its Ackerman sports complex.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes on Butterfield Park District site purchase Oct 17, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends voters in the Butterfield Park District approve purchase of a site that otherwise will be open to commercial development.

     
  • Quinn: Bill Clinton expected in Chicago next week Oct 17, 2014 5:40 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn says former President Bill Clinton is coming to Chicago next week. Quinn told reporters Friday that he and Clinton share an alma mater of Georgetown University. He says Clinton will talk about what they learned there about growing an economy by investing in people and taking “care of everyone.”

     
  • Bar associations release Cook County judicial evaluations Oct 17, 2014 4:48 PM
    The Alliance of Bar Associations releases its judicial screening findings in advance of next month's election.

     
  • Schneider, Dold to debate -- but only on TV Oct 17, 2014 1:57 PM
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider and Republican challenger Robert Dold will discuss the issues facing the nation and the 10th District in two televised debates this week. The matchups are the only instances Dold, of Kenilworth, and Schneider, of Deerfield, will debate face-to-face before the Nov. 4 election. They've appeared at the same events but never on a stage simultaneously.

     
  • GOP puts big money into 5 suburban races Oct 17, 2014 11:00 AM
    The election is 20 days away, and voters can start voting early in person next week, so the tallies of campaign spending released this week can give clues to where in the suburbs the toughest battles for seats in Springfield are being waged. Here are five races in the suburbs with some of the biggest fundraising.

     
  • Crespo, Juarez split on how to raise minimum wage Oct 19, 2014 2:35 PM
    State Rep. Fred Crespo and his opponent in the race for the Illinois House 44th District seat agree on raising the minimum wage in Illinois, but have different ideas on how the increases would be structured. Crespo, a Hoffman Estates Democrat, thinks future increases should be tied to inflation, while Republican challenger Ramiro Juarez says the state should take steps to reduce the cost of living in Illinois.

     
  • Voter registration period extended: Oct 16, 2014 4:33 PM
    Grace period voter registration has been extended to 7 p.m. on Election Day for those not currently registered to vote in the Nov. 4 general election.

     
  • Ebola outbreak sparks finger-pointing in Senate race Oct 16, 2014 6:44 PM
    The Centers for Disease Control officials are learning on the job as the agency confronts cases of the deadly ebola virus in the U.S., U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Thursday. O'Hare started screening passengers but Durbin said banning flights from west Africa could be counter-productive. His election opponent Sen. Jim Oberweis countered that Durbin and the feds were "asleep at the switch."

     
  • Minimum wage divides 14th Congressional candidates Oct 16, 2014 10:06 PM
    Candidates for the 14th Congressional District have opposing views on increasing the minimum wage. Incumbent Republican Randy Hultgren fears it would kill jobs. He wants to create more non-entry level jobs via tax reform. Challenger Dennis Anderson, a Democrat, believes an increase would spur spending and fuel economic growth.

     
  • Endorsements: Murphy, Burns for DuPage forest preserve board Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    For DuPage Forest Preserve Commission, the Daily Herald recommends Republican Barbara Murphy in District 1 and Democrat Shannon Burns in District 6.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes to electrical aggregation in Maine Township, Des Plaines Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote to expand electricity purchasing options in Maine Township and in Des Plaines.

     
  • Endorsements: Zaruba for DuPage County sheriff Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses John Zaruba for DuPage County sheriff.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes on Palatine Rural Fire Protection District tax increase Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends a yes vote on the Palatine Rural Fire Protection District's request for a 0.05 percent tax increase to support operations.

     
  • Endorsement: Wheeler in House 64 Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Barbara Wheeler in Illinois House District 64.

     
  • Endorsement: Stolman for Lake County treasurer Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends David Stolman for Lake County treasurer.

     
  • Endorsement: Neither candidate merits support in Senate Dist. 30 Oct 16, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald make no endorsement in the Illinois Senate District 30 election.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes in Prospect Heights to end election of clerk, treasurer Oct 16, 2014 8:04 PM
    The Daily Herald supports a yes vote to eliminate elected clerk and treasurer positions in Prospect Heights.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes to reduce size of Inverness park board Oct 16, 2014 8:04 PM
    The Daily Herald recommends Inverness residents vote yes to reduce the size of their park board to five members.

     
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