Lake County To Sue To Block New Election Law

The legislation, approved by the governor on Monday, would strip the elected county clerk of oversight of Lake County elections, and hand those duties over to a five-member commission appointed by the county’s chief judge.


Jean-Claude Brizard

Brizard: Appointed School Board Is Fine The Way It Is

The head of Chicago Public Schools says he’d like to see the school board stay the way it is.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Chicago Public Schools

Renewed Call Issued For Elected School Board

A renewed call has been issued for a school board that would be elected in Chicago instead of appointed by the mayor.

WBBM Newsradio–02/17/2011

Chicago Public Schools

Teachers Union: Voters Should Pick School Board

The head of the Chicago Teachers Union says voters – and not the mayor – should decide who runs the school district.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010