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  • NAMI walk raises $1000,00 to help those with mental illness Nov 11, 2014 4:20 PM
    More than 600 people came with their dogs to NAMIWalks, a 5K walk sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness–Cook County North Suburban. The walk was on Saturday, Oct. 18., in Blue Star Memorial Woods, Glenview Woods, and Harms Woods in Glenview.

  • Nekritz retains hold on north suburban House 57 Nov 5, 2014 12:39 AM
    State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, one of the authors of the state's pension reform package, easily held onto her north suburban House 57 seat Tuesday night over Mount Prospect tax attorney Bill Grossi.

  • 57th District candidates Nekritz, Grossi on opposite ends of pension reform, income tax Oct 24, 2014 6:42 PM
    There’s not much the candidates for the state House’s 57th District seat agree on, from pension reform to extending the income tax increase. Still, Bill Grossi, a Republican making his first run for public office, says 12-year incumbent Democrat Elaine Nekritz is beatable.

  • Endorsement: Nekritz having an impact in House Dist. 57 Oct 13, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Elaine Nekritz for the Illinois 57th House District.

  • Elaine Nekritz: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:55 PM
    Candidate information for Elaine Nekritz, running for 57th District Representative

  • Bill Grossi: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:53 PM
    Candidate information for Bill Grossi, running for 57th District Representative

  • Gun owners criticize aspects of new concealed carry law Apr 17, 2014 5:30 AM
    An informational meeting held by Democratic state Rep. Elaine Nekritz in Wheeling Wednesday, which was intended to clarify some gray areas of Illinois’ new concealed carry law, largely focused on the criticisms of current gun owners who described themselves as responsible and law-abiding. James Hopkins came all the way from Antioch to share his thoughts before an audience of about 50 at the Indian Trails Public Library.

  • Proposal would let some four-time DUI offenders get driver’s licenses Feb 19, 2014 6:28 PM
    Local lawmakers are considering giving people with four DUIs a chance to get restricted drivers permits, changing the law that bans them from getting an Illinois license for life. State Rep. Elaine Nekritz, a Northbrook Democrat, won preliminary approval from a House committee Wednesday.

  • 57th District Representative Nekritz: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:25 AM
    Candidate information for 57th District Representative Nekritz, running for 57th District Representative

  • 57th District Representative Grossi: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:30 AM
    Candidate information for 57th District Representative Grossi, running for 57th District Representative

  • Sente, Nekritz to meet constituents in Wheeling on Tuesday Jan 20, 2014 1:13 PM
    Illinois state Reps. Carol Sente, a Democrat from Vernon Hills, and Elaine Nekritz, a Democrat from Northbrook, will meet with constituents from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Wheeling Village Hall, 2 Community Boulevard, Wheeling. The state lawmakers and Village President Dean Argiris will update attendees about plans for 2014, then take comments and questions from the audience.

  • Nekritz delivers bad news to Dist. 15 officials Feb 21, 2013 7:37 PM
    The budget crisis in Illinois — and subsequent trickle-down effect on schools — has gotten so bad, that Palatine Township Elementary District 15 officials can't help but sometimes laugh.

  • Nekritz ‘grateful to the voters’ Nov 6, 2012 11:59 PM
    State Rep. Elaine Nekritz appeared Tuesday to have hung onto her seat in the 57th House District. With 63 of 65 Cook County precincts counted, unofficial vote totals showed that Nekritz, a Northbrook Democrat, had 17,602 votes, or about 55 percent of the total. Jonathan Greenberg, her Republican opponent and also a Northbrook resident, had 14,206 votes, or about 45 percent. Unofficial totals in the Lake County portion of the district showed Nekritz receiving 1,115 votes to Greenberg's 879, with all four precincts counted.

  • Nekritz plan just kicks can down the road Oct 31, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Gov. Quinn is backing pension reform that would shift the cost of teacher pensions to local school districts, which Jennifer Zukerman of Northbrook says is like "kicking the proverbial can down the road." Instead, we need cost-cutting reform and fairness, like what Jonathan Greenberg supports, she writes.

  • Must change players to fix Springfield Oct 30, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letters to the editor: Gary Hesse of Buffalo Grove says nothing will get fixed in Springfield without first changing the cast of characters. Solving the state's issues will be "nearly impossible without real turnover in Springfield, without young, new talent stepping up, like Jonathan (Greenberg)," he writes.

  • Time for a change -- vote Greenberg Oct 30, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Mark Sawyer of Northbrook will be voting for Jonathan Greenberg for 57th state representative. "I've had enough of the same people making the same bad decisions and allowing our state to go deeper and deeper into crisis," he writes. "It's time for change."

  • 57th House candidates discuss tax credits, income tax Oct 22, 2012 5:30 AM
    State Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Jonathan Greenberg are facing off in the 57th House District race. The candidates discuss their views on the state's income tax and tax credits for businesses. Republican Jonathan Greenberg of Northbrook said the income tax hike was an insult. “We should repeal it and start over,” he said.

  • Nekritz good for her district and the state Oct 19, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "I am supporting Elaine Nekritz for state representative in the 57th district because her values are similar to mine," writes Robert Boros of Mt. Prospect. "Elaine's views and voting record demonstrate that she is fiscally conservative and socially liberal."

  • Nekritz a refreshing voice of reason Oct 19, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "In today's political climate it is hard to believe what politicians say in the media," writes Mark Kravets of Glenview. "What makes Elaine (Nekritz) so refreshing is that she is genuine and understands the needs of the 57th House District."

  • Candidates to speak at Arlington Hts. forum Oct 18, 2012 3:41 PM
    Candidates for the state Legislature from four Northwest suburban districts will speak at a forum 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 South Arlington Heights Road, 3rd floor.

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