Obama Presidential Library
Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.
An Illinois House committee has voted a second time to approve $100 million in state funding to bring Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum to Illinois.
A Western Springs state lawmaker says taxpayer dollars should not fund any proposed presidential library in Chicago, reports WBBM’s Lisa Fielding.
Governor Quinn is staying out of the argument over Thursday’s unusual Illinois House Executive Committee vote on state financing for an Obama presidential library.