Pioneering Illinois Politician Dawn Clark Netsch Dies At 86Former Illinois Comptroller Dawn Clark Netsch, who was the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor, has lost her battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. She was 86.
Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Mark 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. WadeNearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
Task Force To Revamp Ethics Ordinance At City HallSeveral prominent reformers will spend the next four months figuring out ways to end corruption at City Hall.