Congressman Blasts GOP Health Plan, Calling It ‘Nothingcare’

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Congressman Danny K. Davis, state Rep. Camille Lilly and other lawmakers and community leaders during a press conference last Friday at Loretto Hospital in Austin. | Michael Romain/VFP Monday, May 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Several years ago, a sudden, “catastrophic” diagnosis of end-stage renal disease forced Monica Fox to stop working. “I spent three years on dialysis — … Continue reading Congressman Blasts GOP Health Plan, Calling It ‘Nothingcare’

County Commissioner Calls for Moratorium on Facebook Live

Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin during a press conference outside of Facebook’s Chicago headquarters on Friday. | Michael Romain/VFP Sunday, April 23, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin (1st) — whose district includes all or parts of Bellwood, Broadview, Maywood and Melrose Park — staged a press conference Friday outside of Facebook’s Chicago headquarters in the West Loop. Boykin … Continue reading County Commissioner Calls for Moratorium on Facebook Live

Maywood Aldi Closing A Done Deal, But Officials Have Made Concessions

Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., with Maywood Mayor Edwenna Perkins, Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and Congressman Danny K. Davis, among other community members, outside of the Maywood Aldi on Madison Street. | Michael Romain/VFP Wednesday, December 21, 2016 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 12/22/16 Despite a vigorous push to keep the store open, a group of village officials and elected leaders have resigned … Continue reading Maywood Aldi Closing A Done Deal, But Officials Have Made Concessions