Petitioners identifying themselves as veterans of Vietnam and Iraq asked that PTSD be included, making emotional pleas for help, according to 269 pages of petitions obtained by The Associated Press through the state’s Freedom of Information Act.
The clock is ticking for Chicago mayoral hopefuls still planning to run in the February primary. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Dozens of people have filed to run for Illinois’ 18 seats in the U.S. House.
Oak Lawn voters who want to change the way government does business in the south suburbs will have to wait.
Among the issues: Is Rahm Emanuel a legal resident of Chicago?
Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday approved 20 and denied 48 clemency petitions.
Monday was the final day for candidates to file for the upcoming city election. The doors just closed. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spent the day watching the comings and goings.
Today is the last chance for candidates to file their paperwork to run for mayor, alderman, or any other elected city office.
Several candidates declared their plans to run for mayor over the weekend, and now they are taking the next step by officially filing their petitions.