Fifth Annual Poetry and Prose Writing Awards Night Competition

The Tenth Dems Community Connection 5th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night is Tuesday, April 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This writing competition invites high school students in Waukegan, North Chicago and Zion Township to submit original, unpublished entries on the theme of “Hope.” Awards will be presented to the winning entries at the keep reading…

Fifth Annual Poetry and Prose Writing Awards Night Competition

The Tenth Dems Community Connection 5th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night is Tuesday, April 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This writing competition invites high school students in Waukegan, North Chicago and Zion Township to submit original, unpublished entries on the theme of “Hope.” Awards will be presented to the winning entries at the keep reading…

Early Voting Has Begun for the April 7, 2015 Election

Early voting continues until April 4, 2015. Getting ballots by mail continues until April 2, 2015. Election Day is April 7, 2015. In Lake County, early voting is 9 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday. On Saturdays, early voting is 9 am to 2 pm. You must vote at your assigned early voting site. keep reading…

April 7, 2015 Election Information

Regular registration ends 27 days before the election, then grace period registration kicks in March 23 – April 4, Early voting period April 4, last day of grace period registration/address change* April 7, Election Day *If registering or changing address during grace period, must vote at time of registration There is more detail on the keep reading…

King v. Burwell: The Latest Legal Assault on the Affordable Care Act

By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. Not content with serial votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare)—we count 67 votes to date—Republicans also have launched court cases intended to invalidate all or part of this landmark legislation.  King v. Burwell, the latest of these legal assaults on Obamacare, is scheduled for oral argument in keep reading…

Marriage, Jobs, Obamacare, and more …

Tenth Dems March Newsletter Please follow the link to view our March newsletter as a pdf file: http://www.tenthdems.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/201503NL.pdf   In this issue of Tenth News: If Marriage Equality Can Happen In Alabama, the Writing Is Clearly On the Wall A Morning at the Job Interview Workshop Tenth Dems Enjoys Political Satire by the Capitol Steps keep reading…

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Fifth Annual Poetry and Prose Writing Awards Night Competition

The Tenth Dems Community Connection 5th Annual Poetry and Prose Awards Night is Tuesday, April 14th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. This writing competition invites high school students in Waukegan, North Chicago and Zion Township to submit original, unpublished entries on the theme of “Hope.” Awards will be presented to the winning entries at the keep reading…

Early Voting Has Begun for the April 7, 2015 Election

Early voting continues until April 4, 2015. Getting ballots by mail continues until April 2, 2015. Election Day is April 7, 2015. In Lake County, early voting is 9 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday. On Saturdays, early voting is 9 am to 2 pm. You must vote at your assigned early voting site. keep reading…

Senate President Cullerton on Governor Rauner’s Cuts

On March 9, 2015, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton addressed the City Club of Chicago. His remarks concern the cuts proposed by Governor Bruce Rauner in his budget. The highlights of Cullerton’s speech are posted by the City Club of Chicago here.