State Rep’s Nomination Petitions Face Objections

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 || By Michael Romain  Brian Kuhr says Chris Welch’s petitions are fraudulent, while Welch calls Kuhr’s claims ‘frivolous’  A Forest Park man has challenged the recently filed nominating papers of state Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (D-7th), pictured left, according to state records. In a five-page objection filed earlier this month, Brian Kuhr, pictured below, claims that Welch filed more than the … Continue reading State Rep’s Nomination Petitions Face Objections

‘If You’re An Honest Black Man [These Days], You Have A Problem,’ Says Maywood Park Commissioner About Ousted D209 Attorney

Wednesday, November 12, 2015 || Originally Published: Forest Park Review || By Jean Lotus  The new legal counsel hired by Proviso Township High School District 209 lasted a little less than a month. On Nov. 10, the board voted 4 to 3 to dismiss the firm Robbins Schwartz and attorney Anthony Bass, (pictured). The board had hired both parties to represent the district a few … Continue reading ‘If You’re An Honest Black Man [These Days], You Have A Problem,’ Says Maywood Park Commissioner About Ousted D209 Attorney

D209 Board Blocks Donnie Boyce Rehiring; Rescinds Law Firm Contracts — Chronicle Media

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 || Originally Published: Chronicle Media || By Bill Dwyer In a rancorous and exceptionally personal meeting Tuesday night, the Proviso High School District 209 board voted both to not rehire a hugely popular and successful basketball coach and to rescind its eight-days-old contract with its new law firm. In the process, the first shots of the 2017 campaign were clearly fired, … Continue reading D209 Board Blocks Donnie Boyce Rehiring; Rescinds Law Firm Contracts — Chronicle Media