Joliet Fire Union Pumps Money Into Key City Council Races

The Illinois Sunshine database was cited in this article.

Via – Joliet, IL Patch

In six weeks, voters in Joliet will determine the makeup of the Joliet City Council. All five District seats are contested and four incumbents are running for re-election. A number of Joliet special interest groups are working hard to make sure their preferred candidates win office April 2. In particular, Joliet Fire Department’s Local 44 has been especially active, pumping several thousand dollars into the Joliet City Council races.

Joliet’s Fire Union is even making sizeable donations to some city council members who aren’t up for re-election until 2021, a Joliet Patch analysis of campaign contributions shows. According to their Facebook page, Local 44 represents 153 firefighters at the Joliet Fire Department.

Here’s a rundown of Joliet Fire Local 44’s noteworthy campaign donations in the Joliet City Council races of late:

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