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  • Cross, Quinn and others exit next week Jan 8, 2015 5:06 PM
    Tom Cross on his way out, talks about a career leading a minority: "I would have loved to work with a Republican governor. But you work with what you have." Former Quinn budget director David Vaught says the governor's legacy will be that he wasn't re-elected because he made tough choices. Chris Christie is coming to the suburbs next month. And a federal lawsuit is filed over an anti-Sam Yingling mailer.

  • Energy assistance available in Lake County Dec 7, 2014 4:42 PM
    Lake County residents can apply for LIHEAP winter energy assistance program at the Community Action Partnership of Lake County, 1200 Glen Flora Ave. Waukegan.

  • Democratic incumbent Sam Yingling edges Drobinski in tight 62nd state House race Nov 5, 2014 12:19 AM
    Democratic incumbent Sam Yingling edges Republican challenger Rod Drobinski to reclaim his state House 62nd District seat.

  • Hot races in Lake County Nov 3, 2014 5:30 AM
    Many incumbent candidates in federal, state and local governments have faced stiff, and often contentious challenges, during what has been a heated and often nasty midterm election campaign. The Lake County ballot contains several hot races, including the 10th Congressional, Lake County Sheriff and the 62nd and 59th state legislative districts.

  • Yingling holds big fundraising lead in House 62 race Oct 29, 2014 5:28 PM
    Democratic incumbent state Rep. Sam Yingling is well ahead of Republican challenger Rod Drobinski in fundraising in the race for the 62nd District seat. Yingling has received about $417,000 in cash and in-kind contributions since July 1, about triple that of Drobinski, a Lake County gangs prosecutor.

  • 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.

  • Endorsement: Drobinski in House Dist. 62 Oct 11, 2014 1:01 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends Rod Drobinski in Illinois House District 62.

  • 62nd House hopefuls debate minimum wage Oct 9, 2014 5:30 AM
    Lake County state representative candidates Rod Drobinski and Sam Yingling separated themselves on the minimum wage issue at a Round Lake Beach forum Wednesday night. Joining Drobinski and Yingling at the village’s cultural and civic center were candidates for Lake County Board, clerk, treasurer and sheriff. The election is Nov. 4.

  • Sam Yingling: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:56 PM
    Candidate information for Sam Yingling, running for 62nd District Representative

  • Rod Drobinski: Candidate Profile Oct 10, 2014 3:52 PM
    Candidate information for Rod Drobinski, running for 62nd District Representative

  • Spending cuts needed in Springfield, 62nd District candidates say Sep 15, 2014 7:39 PM
    Democratic state Rep. Sam Yingling of Grayslake is facing Republican challenger Rod Drobinski of Wauconda in the race for the 62nd District House seat. Both candidates say the 2011 state income tax hike should be allowed to expire as scheduled.

  • Objection to petition of 62nd District House independent candidate upheld Aug 7, 2014 5:03 PM
    The Lake County electoral board on Thursday upheld an objection to the candidacy petition filed by Denise Rotheimer of Ingleside to run as an independent in the 62nd House district. She said she plans to seek a judicial review of the finding.

  • Kirk Dillard: 'I'm ready to move on' from elected life Jun 27, 2014 5:02 AM
    As Republican state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale steps away from more than 20 years being elected from DuPage County to serve in Springfield, he says he's doing more looking forward than back. “I will certainly miss the state Senate,” Dillard said. “It's been a huge part of my life. I was an intern, a staff member, a governor's liaison to the Senate and a state senator.”

  • Rauner targets Democrats with anti-tax robocalls May 20, 2014 6:53 PM
    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner’s campaign has dispatched robocalls to constituents of four suburban Democratic state representatives in an effort to pressure the lawmakers to vote against extending Illinois’ income tax hike.

  • Heroin task force meets: Mar 21, 2014 5:53 PM
    A public hearing of the Youth Heroin Use Task Force will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Pavilion B, 1475 E. Belvidere Road (Route 120) Grayslake.

  • 62nd District Representative Yingling: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:25 AM
    Candidate information for 62nd District Representative Yingling, running for 62nd District Representative

  • 62nd District Representative Drobinski: Candidate Profile Oct 9, 2014 11:30 AM
    Candidate information for 62nd District Representative Drobinski, running for 62nd District Representative

  • Citizen input sought on local issues: Dec 1, 2013 6:09 PM
    A series of citizensí advisory committee meetings will be hosted in coming weeks by 62nd District state Rep. Sam Yingling. The public meetings will be held at his local office, 20 W. North St., Hainesville.

  • Rep. Yingling proposes to partner after marriage vote Nov 6, 2013 2:15 PM
    In the hours following lawmakers’ approval of same-sex marriage Tuesday, state Rep. Sam Yingling proposed to his partner at a celebratory party at the governor’s mansion. “I had been carrying a ring back and forth to Springfield for a while,” Yingling said Wednesday.

  • Yingling launches cellphone drive for domestic violence groups Oct 19, 2013 12:01 AM
    In an effort to support victims of domestic violence, state Rep. Sam Yingling, D-Grayslake, announced he will host a month-long cell phone drive for the Verizon Wireless HopeLine Program.

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