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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

 Former gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) and his former running mate state, Rep. Litesa Wallace (D-Rockford), speak at Evanston Township High School. They were two of many local officials who discussed the need for campaign finance reform on Saturday.

Evanston residents, officials talk local campaign finance reform

April 8, 2018

About 100 people gathered at Evanston Township High School on Saturday morning to discuss solutions to end big-donor and Super PAC involvement in local elections. The event, hosted by nonpartisan watchdog...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks at an event. Biss will introduce legislation requiring all legislators, legislative staff and lobbyists to undergo sexual harassment training.

Biss to introduce sexual harassment prevention legislation

October 24, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) will partner with State Rep. Litesa Wallace (D-Rockford) to introduce legislation that would require all legislators, legislative staff and lobbyists to undergo sexual...

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks in Springfield on Aug. 17. On Thursday, Rauner announced his decision to sign an abortion bill, which drew sharp criticism from his party’s conservatives.

Rauner pledges to sign abortion bill after months of indecision

September 28, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Thursday his decision to sign an abortion bill, one he promised in April to veto to appease party conservatives. Rauner’s initial stance wavered after pushback from state...

Locals write statements of support in the Biss for Illinois Evanston Field Office. Volunteers said most Evanston residents maintain support for State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) despite controversy over his split with former running mate Chicago Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th).

Local volunteers reaffirm support after Biss, Ramirez-Rosa split

September 21, 2017

Amid a contentious decision by gubernatorial candidate state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) to drop his popular young running mate, Evanston volunteers have remained firmly in his camp. The move, which...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) called Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans for the Child Care Assistance Program “too little, too late.” The plan would give child care to 16,000 more children each month for the rest of Fiscal Year 2018.

Biss denounces Rauner’s plans for Child Care Assistance Program

September 19, 2017

Illinois gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) said in a Tuesday news release that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to broaden access to the Child Care Assistance Program was insufficient...

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