The April 2015 Issue of Substance

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MEDIA WATCH: New York Times does another front page pitch for Rahm Emanuel under the guise of a 'news' story...

How many times has "America's Newspaper of Record" featured one candidate in a local mayoral race (outside of New York City) on its front page? Well, on March 31, The New York Times did it . . .


Big Get Out The Vote Rally at West Side church on Saturday

[Editor's Note: We received this and we are passing it along. George Schmidt, Editor, Substance].








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Chuy Garcia speaks to the Chicago City Club... 'Trickle down is actually not a new policy at City Hall. They’ve been at it for a quarter of a century...'

One week before the Chicago municipal election, mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia gave a significant speech to the City Club of Chicago. The speech outlined the major issues facing Chicago's voters between now and April . . .


Better Government Association sues Intrinsic charter schools under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Chicago's Better Government Association (BGA) has sued Intrinsic charter schools after the schools denied a BGA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for information about the operations of the school. Below are, first, the BGA . . .


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