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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Evanston’s state representatives’ biggest accomplishments in 2023 legislative session

May 29, 2023

The Illinois General Assembly’s 103rd session came to a close early Saturday morning. Over the past four and a half months, Evanston’s legislators in Springfield prioritized health care, environmental...

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Pritzker proposes 2024 fiscal year budget, focuses on education and behavioral health

February 15, 2023

Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his State of the State address Wednesday, proposing budget allocations for the 2024 fiscal year and highlighting plans to improve access to education and behavioral health...

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City hosts reception for State Rep. Robyn Gabel following her appointment as Illinois House majority leader

February 5, 2023

City leaders and local state legislators hosted a reception Saturday at the Levy Senior Center to celebrate State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston)’s appointment as Illinois House of Representatives majority...

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Illinois Inauguration Day sees key politicians sworn in

January 9, 2023

Illinois’ inauguration took place Monday, marking the start of state politicians’ new terms. Here’s an overview of key politicians representing Evanston who were sworn in.  Governor: J.B. Pritzker Governor...

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Sen. Laura Fine gets to know new constituents after redistricting incorporates all of Evanston in her district

November 10, 2022

Every decade, each state redistricts legislative and congressional districts to account for population changes. As part of the new state senate map, the entirety of Evanston is a part of the 9th district,...

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