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Editorial Team: David Morales, Wladimir Sarmiento, Alex Shura, Gianluca Yong
This Week's Bulletin:
Week: May 21–27
Our highlights from this week include: Alderman Leslie Hairston skipped the City Council meeting at which the final plans for Obama Presidential Center were approved by a vote of 47–1; Illinois governor Bruce Rauner sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing willingness to work with other Great Lakes states to restrict Asian carp, an invasive species that threatens to disrupt the Great Lakes ecosystem; President Donald Trump made contradictory statements about whether or not a summit with Kim Jong Un had been cancelled.
CHICAGO CITY GOVERNMENT
Alderman Leslie Hairston (5th Ward) ~ call your alderman! (773) 324-5555
COOK COUNTY BOARD
President Toni Preckwinkle ~ call your Cook County board president! (312) 603-6400
ILLINOIS STATE GOVERNMENT
Representative Barbara Flynn Currie (D–District 25) ~ call your state rep! (773)-667-0550
U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Representative Bobby Rush (D–IL1) ~ call your representative! (773) 779-2400
*Our research process involves searching for press releases from the elected representatives, Google News stories, and any Twitter and Facebook posts. If no information is displayed in the Citizen Bulletin, then our research process turned up nothing new from this past week.
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