The director will appear in person after the 7 p.m. showing of “Take Every Wave” on Friday and Saturday at Landmark Century.
Congressman Bobby Rush’s relatives are working for Kennedy’s gubernatorial campaign — their paydays coming just weeks after Rush endorsed Kennedy.
Ruiz has served as vice president of the Chicago Board of Education, interim CEO of CPS and chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education.
But money — and who has enough and how important it should be — was a serious issue at the forum at Aurora University Tuesday night.
It was a sharp drop from the $176 million they made in 2015, when they paid about $50 million in taxes.
Fourteen Illinois residents made Forbes’ list of the wealthiest Americans. J.B. Pritzker did. Gov. Bruce Rauner didn’t. But Ken Griffin really did.
Rauner’s campaign had $65,568,284.23 cash on hand on Oct. 1. That’s nearly 25 times as much as State Sen. Daniel Biss’s $2,668,521.64.
The president of the state AFL-CIO issued an apology to a Democratic political consultant who was the target of heavy, personal criticism last week.
It has long been recognized that Illinois comes out on the short end of the stick as far as getting money back from the federal government.
Patty Schuh will serve as Rauner’s deputy chief of staff for communications after having served as spokeswoman for four Republican Senate leaders.
The Illinois AFL-CIO — which is backing J.B. Pritzker for governor — criticized Jubeh’s work as chief fundraiser for Pritzker rival Chris Kennedy.
Her role as chief fundraiser for Chris Kennedy’s campaign is putting Jubeh in direct conflict with longtime colleagues in the labor movement.
The revamping of the city amusement tax code will also raise the taxes on all venues seating more than 1,500 to 9 percent.
“Unless things change, I’m not quitting, I’m not getting fired and I don’t think I’ll fire anyone tomorrow,” Kelly said.