Volunteer Now! Help get out the VOTE!

Volunteer and help Re-elect President Barack Obama. The Presidential election is fast approaching and help is needed to secure  another 4 years of progress and change in America. There will be weekly trips to canvass Iowa done by many organizations including weekly trips by the Democratic Party of the 40, 49, and 50th wards. Below …

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Working Together can Spur Growth (From the Archives)

Working together can spur growth August 9,1987 By Aid. David Orr Aid. David Orr (49th) is vice-mayor of Chicago Rogers Park and Edgewater are currently experiencing a surge in economic development, which presents our community with both challenges and promising opportunities. In the southwest corner of the 49th Ward, the Clark-Devon Hardware just completed a major expansion. Also on …

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Orr – Criticizes Gov Edgar on the state of Illinois

Overstating the state of the state CHICAGO—The state of the State of Illinois is not as rosy as Gov. Jim Edgar claimed in his speech to the General Assembly in January. To begin with, Illinois has received serious warnings about its financial condition from two respected sources: Last September, Richard Mattoon, senior economist for the …

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