CALUMET CITY | The City Council on Thursday rejected a request by 3rd Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones to have a committee study hiring the Cook County sheriff’s police as an inspector general for municipal government.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council is likely to approve a municipal budget this week that doubles the amount of money the city provides to groups such as the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
When state Sen. Toi Hutchinson formally began her campaign this week for a seat in Congress in next year’s special election, among her supporters was a fellow state legislator who had been considering his own electoral bid for the post.
CALUMET CITY | Some area residents may be including a prayer of thanks to their local government officials when eating their Thanksgiving holiday meals Thursday.
CALUMET CITY | Thaddeus Jones, who for the past 20 months has served as a state representative and alderman from the city’s 3rd Ward, said Thursday he wants to maintain that dual role for at least the next two years.
CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones got his City Council colleagues to add some money to the proposed budget for an issue in which he has taken interest in recent weeks – speed bumps on residential streets.
CALUMET CITY | To 3rd Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones, the problem on Harding Avenue is an obvious one.
CALUMET CITY | Fourth Ward Alderman Brian Wilson, who for more than a year has hinted at running for mayor in 2013, is beginning to actively campaign for the position.
CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones on Thursday warned fellow members of the City Council that some of the actions taken by the Illinois General Assembly will result in greater burdens on local governments.
The Illinois General Assembly will consider a measure in coming days that would restore funding for a state program that provides assistance to day care centers, a Calumet City lawmaker says.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Annette Turner and Dorothy Williams, both of South Holland, met with state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, on Wednesday to discuss important lung health policies and gather support for related pieces of legislation. The women joined more than 50 volunteer advocates w…
SOUTH HOLLAND | A $20,000 state grant will enable South Suburban College to purchase a new police car, state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, announced Monday.
CALUMET CITY | At a time when some state legislators are trying to make statements by saying they will drop out of the Legislative Tuition Waiver Program, at least one area representative calls himself a solid backer.
CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, received a summons requiring him to show up next week at the Cook County Criminal Courts building on Chicago's West Side, yet that does not mean we should count him among the ranks of politicians facing indictment.
CALUMET CITY | Freshman state Rep. Thaddeus Jones reported on his activities at the close of his first legislative session.
SPRINGFIELD | The winds of change ushered in by the November election of new lawmakers have quieted down to a subtle spring breeze.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Add civics teacher to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's resume.
CALUMET CITY | Freshman state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, saw his first bill make it through the legislative process earlier this week.
The final, though still unofficial, election results from Tuesday are being reported by the Cook County clerk's office, and no aspiring local politician should hold out hope.
CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, wants the State Board of Education to investigate Dolton School District 149 for what he says is the School Board's use of district newsletters to promote their campaigns for re-election.
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