Gov. Pat Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday. As he gave a brief run-through of his new budget Quinn tried to paint an optimistic future for the Prairie State. That’s no easy task.
The 2011 municipal election will bring change throughout City Hall -- only six out of 50 aldermen are running unopposed. But with many eyes on the city wide mayoral race who’s paying attention to what’s happening ward by ward?
Over the past two weeks, Eight Forty-Eight sat down for one-on-one interviews with the candidates for Chicago mayor. Host Alison Cuddy talked with Miguel del Valle, Carol Moseley Braun, Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, Rahm Emanuel and William “Dock” Walls.
Thursday is the final day to vote ahead of Chicago's city elections next Tuesday.Registered voters can cast ballots early at 51 locations around the city, including many libraries, city colleges and parks buildings.
Now that Governor Quinn is an elected governor, the days of long, rambling off-the-cuff speeches are done. Quinn's budget proposal speech was straight forward without too many Quinnisms. So in other words, the speech was pretty boring.