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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
Nybo Appointed To Serve on Key Illinois Senate Committees

Nybo Appointed To Serve on Key Illinois Senate Committees

Elmhurst Republican will serve on influential committees while completing Kirk Dillard's term and preparing for his own state senate run.
Nybo Takes the Oath

Nybo Takes the Oath

After a whirlwind couple of days, Elmhurst Republican Chris Nybo is sworn in as the new the state senator representing the 24th District.
Quinn Signs Puppy Mill Bill Inspired by 3rd-Graders

Quinn Signs Puppy Mill Bill Inspired by 3rd-Graders

New law ups fines for violating state's Animal Welfare Act.
Wheaton RxBox Temporarily Closed

Wheaton RxBox Temporarily Closed

The drop box in Wheaton is located inside the lobby of the Wheaton Police Department at 900 W. Liberty Drive.
Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County will relocate autopsy operations to DuPage County coroner's office after black mold was discovered at Geneva facility.
Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County will relocate autopsy operations to DuPage County coroner's office after black mold was discovered at Geneva facility.
Aircraft Spraying for Gypsy Moth in June

Aircraft Spraying for Gypsy Moth in June

The European Gypsy Moth can strip the leaves of multiple species of trees with its huge numbers of caterpillars associated with an infestation, causing trees to die in 1-3 years.
15 Wheaton Residents Receive Good Citizen Award

15 Wheaton Residents Receive Good Citizen Award

Wheaton’s Community Relations Commission honored 15 recipients of the 2014 Good Citizen Award during the May 19 City Council meeting.
Sidewalk Replacement Gets Underway in Wheaton

Sidewalk Replacement Gets Underway in Wheaton

Which sidewalks do you think are most in need of repair in Wheaton? Tell us in the comments section!