LETTERS: We Must Build, Empower And Thrive Beyond Divisive Rhetoric

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 || By Dr. James Henderson || @maywoodnews  I want to take a moment to address our nation’s current state of affairs. What unfolded in our nation’s capital last week is unacceptable and un-American. The people who attacked the seat of our government, threatened the soul of our nation. They are not patriots. They are individuals who […]

Black Caucus Puts Welch Forth As Speaker Candidate

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  SPRINGFIELD – One day after state House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, announced a suspension – but not a withdrawal – of his campaign for another term as speaker, a state representative who has been accused of being a staunch Madigan protector has launched a bid for the post. Rep. Emanuel “Chris” […]

Objections Dropped Against Broadview Trustee And Clerk Candidates — But Not Against Jones

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  The objections to the nominating petitions of three people running for trustee seats and one person running for clerk against candidates aligned with current Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson have all been dropped, but a key objection to the candidacy of a former mayor of Broadview seeking a return to office […]