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Quinn vetoes HB 3796 — CHC statement

June 29, 2014 admin 0

From CHC president Fernando Diaz: “The Chicago Headline Club is encouraged by Gov. Quinn’s decision to veto HB 3796 as the bill was a blatant effort to erode the public trust. The public and elected officials must ensure that government is open and transparent and shares as much of the […]

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Illinois Patch reporter wins Press Freedom Award

June 13, 2014 admin 0

An Illinois reporter fighting prosecutorial pressure to disclose the identity of a confidential source and a Bahraini photographer sentenced to a decade in jail effectively because he did his job–these are the winners of the National Press Club’s 2014 John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award. Each year, the club honors two […]