Broadview Mayor Pushes For State Transportation Bill

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 12/12/18

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson, right, with Ford Heights Mayor Annie Coulter, left, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. | Courtesy Mayor Katrina Thompson 

During a Dec. 11 press conference, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to express support for state legislation that would pay for additional infrastructure repairs through an increase in the state’s motor fuel tax. 

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Boykin Proposes Slight Gas Tax Increase To Combat Violence

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 || Originally Published: Cook County Chronicle || By Kevin Beese  A 4-cent-per-gallon gas tax hike is being proposed in Cook County to generate funds to stem the violence that is gripping the Chicago area. Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, (pictured), has initiated the proposal, which would add at least 15 sheriff’s deputies to target crime-ridden areas. The lion’s share of the … Continue reading Boykin Proposes Slight Gas Tax Increase To Combat Violence