Says Sarah-Ji Fotógrafa: "Tabares’ biggest funder is Stand for Children, a group with an anti-union slant on school reform, which has plowed nearly $50,000 into her campaign. The political arm of the Republican-leaning Illinois Chamber of Commerce has added $20,000…Tabares also has received a lot of money from contractors who have done construction work for UNO under a $100 million state appropriation to build new schools."
Lozano Jr. vs. Tabares campaign one to watch on Southwest Side – Chicago Sun-Times
Two years ago, community activist Rudy Lozano Jr. gave Rep. Dan Burke, brother of Ald. Ed Burke, enough of a scare in his re-election bid that it appeared to be only a matter of time and changing demographics before the results were reversed. Party leaders