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Calumet City council quarrels over budget

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones wasn't happy with the budget Calumet City officials approved July 29. He voiced that opinion at Thursday's meeting.

August 14, 2014 11:00 pm

Jones: Students should apply for Black Caucus scholarships

CALUMET CITY | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, said he wants area college students to consider applying for a scholarship program maintained by the General Assembly’s Black Caucus.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am
Jones defeats Williams for a second time

Jones defeats Williams for a second time

CALUMET CITY | Thaddeus Jones, the 3rd Ward alderman who also serves as a state legislator from the south suburbs, is likely headed back to his post at the Illinois Statehouse in Springfield.

March 18, 2014 9:16 pm Photos

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Jones defeats Williams for a second time

Jones defeats Williams for a second time

State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, chats with Thornton Township Democratic Organization Vice President Mark Myers as they celebrate Jones' primary victory Tuesday at Don Pedro restaurant.

March 18, 2014 9:07 pm
Jones defeats Williams for a second time

Jones defeats Williams for a second time

State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is joined by his 2-year-old son, Preston, as they celebrate his primary victory Tuesday. Jones faced former Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board President Kenneth Williams.

March 18, 2014 9:07 pm

Cal City state reps come up with $2.5 million for local road repairs

CALUMET CITY | The three members of the Illinois House of Representatives who represent this suburb confirmed to Calumet City officials they will receive $2.5 million in state funds this year for repairs to State Street and River Oaks Drive.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Aldermen cooperate with efforts to help people sign up for health insurance

CALUMET CITY | Two aldermen are cooperating with initiatives meant to help local residents get assistance in signing up for health insurance to bring them into compliance with the federal Affordable Care Act.

February 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Williams reaching out to local officials looking for political support

SOUTH HOLLAND | Kenneth Williams is seeking a seat in the Illinois House of Representatives against an incumbent who has solid support from the local political establishment.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

Alderman upset with mayor for holding Cal City senior Christmas party in Indiana

CALUMET CITY | Third Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones expressed his anger Monday at city officials, particularly Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush, for holding a citywide Christmas party for senior citizens at a banquet hall in Indiana.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am

City Council rejects bid to have sheriff investigate Cal City government

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.

November 21, 2013 10:30 pm

Cal City to double financial aid to veterans groups

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.

July 29, 2013 10:00 pm

State Rep. Thaddeus Jones backs Toi Hutchinson in 2nd Congressional District race

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.

December 05, 2012 12:00 am

Ill., Cal City officials spread holiday cheer with free turkeys, meals

CALUMET CITY | Some area residents may be including a prayer of thanks to their local government officials when eating their Thanksgiving holiday meals Thursday.

November 21, 2012 3:30 pm
Cal City's Jones wants to keep dual political role, but drop partnership with Wilson

Cal City's Jones wants to keep dual political role, but drop partnership with Wilson

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.

August 23, 2012 9:39 pm Photos

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Jones’ ‘speed bump’ request incorporated into proposed budget

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.

July 19, 2012 10:30 pm

Cal City council OKs speed bump for 3rd Ward street

CALUMET CITY | To 3rd Ward Alderman Thaddeus Jones, the problem on Harding Avenue is an obvious one.

July 13, 2012 7:45 pm
Cal City mayoral challenger starts to actively campaign

Cal City mayoral challenger starts to actively campaign

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.

July 03, 2012 8:00 pm

Jones disappointed by some of legislature's decisions

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.

June 15, 2012 7:00 pm

Lawmaker: Legislature to consider bill to restore day care funding

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.

May 05, 2012 8:00 pm
South Holland women discuss lung health issues with state lawmakers

South Holland women discuss lung health issues with state lawmakers

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…

April 22, 2012 5:45 pm
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