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Rauner email: Half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'Ken Griffin; Chicago investment executive Mellody Hobson; and Helen Zell, the w
Rauner email: Half of CPS teachers 'virtually illiterate'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Ken Griffin; Chicago investment executive Mellody Hobson; and Helen Zell, the wife of billionaire real estate magnate Sam Zell. "Teacher evaluation is critically important, but in a massive bureaucracy with a hostile union, where 50% of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge tosses Rauner-backed Illinois redistricting referendum from ballotinclude $225,000 from wealthy businessman Lester Crown and $100,000 each from C
Judge tosses Rauner-backed Illinois redistricting referendum from ballot
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
include $225,000 from wealthy businessman Lester Crown and $100,000 each from Citadel hedge fund founder Ken Griffin and Sam Zell, the businessman who acquired Tribune Co. only to have the media firm file for bankruptcy not long afterward. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan allies to get ruling today on Illinois redistricting referendum lawsuitinclude $225,000 from wealthy businessman Lester Crown and $100,000 each from C
Madigan allies to get ruling today on Illinois redistricting referendum lawsuit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
include $225,000 from wealthy businessman Lester Crown and $100,000 each from Citadel hedge fund founder Ken Griffin and Sam Zell, the businessman who acquired Tribune Co. only to have the media firm file for bankruptcy not long afterward. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Friends of the Parks strike back on Lucas Museum with fundraising pitchare getting a $3 million refund. The group also refunded $600,000 of the $1 mi
Friends of the Parks strike back on Lucas Museum with fundraising pitch
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
are getting a $3 million refund. The group also refunded $600,000 of the $1 million donated by Helen Zell, the wife of Sam Zell, a Rauner supporter who led a heavily leveraged but doomed buyout of then-Chicago Tribune parent company Tribune Co.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why CPS' $200 million in state pension help is on shaky grounddollars in March. Rauner contributed $2.25 million of his own money to “Turnaro
Why CPS' $200 million in state pension help is on shaky ground
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
dollars in March. Rauner contributed $2.25 million of his own money to “Turnaround Illinois,” while businessman Sam Zell donated another $4 million. Also among the top donors to Liberty Principles PAC is the Illinois Opportunity... Read more

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