Posts Tagged “Illinois”

Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan announced he has introduced a law to recognize April as Arab Heritage Month in Illinois. If approved, the law would add Illinois to the seven other U.S. States that now recognize April as a national commemoration month for…

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker sat down with The Future News Newspaper (Al Mustaqbal) which is the largest Arabic and English bi-lingual newspaper in Illinois to discuss issues he hopes to address if he wins the Nov. 6, 2018 election for governor. The interview was conducted by Future News…

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

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Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics U.S. Federal District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa Friday suspended an Arizona State law that has been spreading across America like a cancer that singles out critics of Israel for special punishment. The Law targets anyone who “boycotts” Israel for any reason denying them the ability…

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

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Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough

Arab American Forum Oct 21 to showcase Illinois Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the…

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Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote

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Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote

Illinois congressional race attracts Arab American vote Contentious election to represent the 3rd Congressional District in Illinois has energized Arab American voters. But can it trigger an “Arab American Spring?” The race between 7-term congressman Dan Lipinski and newcomer Marie Newman pits traditional conservative Democrats against liberal Democrats in the March 20, 2018 primary election….

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Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018

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Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018

Obit: Illinois legislator George Shadid, 1929 – 2018 Lebanese American legislator based in Peoria, Illinois dies, February 3, 2018. George P. Shadid ( born on May 15, 1929) died on Saturday February 3, 2018 according to friends and family. Shadid, 88, was a pioneer in American and Illinois politics, the inspiration of the growing and…

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