PB45 2015 Project Expos Start April 11, Voting April 27-May 2

PB45 2015 Project Expos Start April 11, Voting April 27-May 2

As you may recall, for the last two years, I have used a participatory budgeting process to allocate $1 million of local infrastructure funds, also known as the Aldermanic Menu. In past years, voters approved funding for pigeon abatement in viaducts, a new turf field at Beaubien School, a new playground at Independence Park, the planting of 450 trees, and several other projects, in addition to extensive street resurfacing.

We’re continuing with the process this year. In the fall, residents offered their ideas. Now come learn how we …

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Get Out The Vote with Team Arena — Feb 21-24

Get Out The Vote with Team Arena — Feb 21-24

We need help from dedicated supporters like you to talk to voters and remind them to vote! Join us for the last four days of the race to get out the vote! We’ll be knocking on doors and making phone calls across the community. Our volunteering shifts meet at the campaign office at 4962 N. Milwaukee.

Can you join us for a shift?

SATURDAY
10 AM to 1 PM
1 PM to 4 PM
4 PM to 8 PM

SUNDAY
10 AM to 1 PM
1 PM to 4 PM
4 PM to 8 …

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Alderman John Arena Sets the Record Straight: Campaign responds to political smears

Alderman John Arena Sets the Record Straight: Campaign responds to political smears

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tues., Feb. 17, 2015

Alderman John Arena (45th) today responded to a number of false political attacks from his opponents, and released a document that sets the record straight on his positions. Despite Ald. Arena’s attempts to run a positive campaign focusing on the progress the 45th Ward has made over the last four years, his opponents and their allies have worked to distract voters from the issues and spread misinformation.

“These negative attacks range from taking things out of context to downright lies,” said Ald. Arena, …

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Chicago Tribune Endorses Alderman John Arena for Re-Election in 45th Ward

Chicago Tribune Endorses Alderman John Arena for Re-Election in 45th Ward

I am honored to announce that my campaign for re-election just received the endorsement of the Chicago Tribune. The Tribune’s endorsement acknowledges the successes we’ve had in the Ward and in City Council.

“Alderman Arena,” says the Tribune endorsement:

has “aggressively courted retail businesses”
“promotes affordable housing so senior residents can stay in the community”
is “one of the council’s few independent voices”

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A Concert with Jon Langford and Friends to Re-elect Alderman John Arena

 

Join us Tuesday, Feb. 10, 6pm at the Hideout Inn for a brilliant concert with Jon Langford and friends in support of re-electing Alderman John Arena.

$45 INDIVIDUAL, $150 FRIEND, $500 SPONSOR, $1,000 HOST

TO RSVP GO ONLINE https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/langford_hideout OR CALL 312-399-1902

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hideout-Inn/139096082092

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Early Vote with Alderman John Arena – NOW until Feb. 21

Early Vote with Alderman John Arena – NOW until Feb. 21

We need you to vote early to re-elect Alderman John Arena! A big turn out of early voters goes a long way to helping out Arena for 45, and it couldn’t be easier.

Go vote any day Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm at the 16th District Chicago Police Department station at 5151 N. Milwaukee from now until Saturday, February 21.

Need a more convenient location? There are 50 other early voting locations that you can find here: http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/early-voting.html You can go to any one of them as …

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45th Ward Candidate Forum – Feb 3