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Illinois Daybook

| January 17, 2020 2:35 AM

Associated Press Illinois Daybook for Friday, Jan. 17.

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UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Jan. 17 7:00 AM Aurora Mayor Irvin's public schedule - Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin attends Metro West Legislative Breakfast (7:00 AM CST); school visits (9:00 AM CST, 10:00 AM CST); and attends Smart City Gallery ribbon cutting with CIO Michael Pegues, Bureau Gravity, 56 S LaSalle (4:30 PM CST)

Location: Aurora, IL

Weblinks: https://www.aurora-il.org/, https://twitter.com/cityofaurorail

Contacts: Aurora Communications Department, MyAurora@aurora-il.org, 1 630 256 3010

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UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Jan. 17 8:00 AM City of Chicago 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Breakfast - City of Chicago 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Breakfast, with keynote speaker Children's Defense Fund founder and President Emerita Marian Wright Edelman. God First Church Ministries founder and CEO Dr Mildred Harris receives the Champion of Freedom Award. Attendees include Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin, and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot

Location: Marriott Marquis Chicago, 2121 S Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL

Weblinks: http://www.cityofchicago.org, https://twitter.com/ChicagosMayor

Contacts: Mary May, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, mary.may@cityofchicago.org, 1 312 744 0576

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Friday, Jan. 17 10:00 AM Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signs legislation eliminating driver's license suspension as a penalty for non-moving violations

Location: UCAN, 3605 W Fillmore St, Chicago, IL

Weblinks: http://www.illinois.gov, https://twitter.com/GovPritzker

Contacts: Office of the Illinois Governor, Gov.Press@illinois.gov

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Friday, Jan. 17 12:00 PM CHC leads Congressional delegation to investigate impact of 'Remain in Mexico' policy - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Rep. Joaquin Castro and Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela lead Congressional delegation to Brownsville, TX, and Matamaros, Mexico, to investigate the impacts of the Trump administration's 'Remain in Mexico' policy and the use of tent court facilities to adjudicate 'Remain in Mexico' asylum cases. Delegation includes Dem Reps. Marcy Kaptur, Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici, Ben Ray Lujan, Rosa DeLauro, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Nanette Diaz Barragan, Linda Sanchez, Grace Napolitano, Pete Aguilar, Norma Torres, Sylvia Garcia, Jesus Garcia, Sheila Jackson Lee, Brendan Boyle, Jimmy Panetta and Ed Case * Includes press briefing (12:00 PM CST), following a visit to asylum-seekers in Matamoros, which has the largest tent camp of its kind on the U.S.-Mexico border, a tour of tent court facilities in Brownsville, and discussions with families under the 'Remain in Mexico' policy

Location: Xeriscape Park, Brownsville, TX

Weblinks: https://congressionalhispaniccaucus-castro.house.gov, https://twitter.com/HispanicCaucus

Contacts: Elena Pino, Congressional Hispanic Caucus, CHCPressOffice@mail.house.gov, 1 202 507 0273

Please RSVP to elena.pino@mail.house.gov. The press conference will also be live streamed here: https://www.facebook.com/congressional.hispanic.caucus/

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Friday, Jan. 17 3:30 PM Dem Rep. Lauren Underwood hosts Congressional Award Ceremony - Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood hosts Congressional Award Ceremony to honor Crystal Lake, IL, resident Ermina Hassan

Location: St Charles Public Library, 1 S 6th Ave, St. Charles, IL

Weblinks: https://underwood.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepUnderwood

Contacts: Amanda Roberts, Office of Rep. Lauren Underwood, Amanda.roberts@mail.house.gov

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Friday, Jan. 17 7:00 PM Illinois state Rep. Mark Walker holds veterans' issues town hall

Location: American Legion, 121 N Douglas Ave, Arlington Heights, IL

Weblinks: http://www.ilga.gov

Contacts: Office of state Rep. Mark Walker, contact@staterepwalker53.com, 1 847 749 1137

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Friday, Jan. 17 - Saturday, Jan. 18 35th Annual Chicago Cubs Convention

Location: Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL

Weblinks: http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com, https://twitter.com/Cubs

Contacts: Alex Wilcox, Chicago Cubs, awilcox@cubs.com

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Friday, Jan. 17 Firearm Dealer License Certification Act takes effect - Firearm Dealer License Certification Act takes effect, requiring firearm dealers who have a federal firearm license to also obtain a state certificate and comply with state regulations. The rules also cover the types of records gun dealers must keep, how weapons and ammunition are stored and the kind of video surveillance and security systems they must maintain

Weblinks: http://www.illinois.gov, https://twitter.com/GovPritzker

Contacts: Office of the Illinois Governor, Gov.Press@illinois.gov

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Friday, Jan. 17 - Sunday, Jan. 19 Greater Chicago RV Show

Location: Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, 1551 Thoreau Drive North, Schaumburg, IL

Weblinks: http://www.gsevents.com/, https://twitter.com/GSMediaEvents

Contacts: Mindi Gold, Good Sam Events, Mindi.Gold@goodsam.com, 1 847 229 6826

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Friday, Jan. 17 Caterpillar Inc: Q4 2019 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://www.caterpillar.com/investors/events-and-presentations, https://twitter.com/CaterpillarInc

Contacts: Jim Dugan, Caterpillar Corporate Affairs, dugan_jim@cat.com, 1 309 494 4100

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Saturday, Jan. 18 10:00 AM Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin attends 'I Have a Dream' workshop

Location: Aurora Public Library, Aurora, IL

Weblinks: https://www.aurora-il.org/, https://twitter.com/cityofaurorail

Contacts: Aurora Communications Department, MyAurora@aurora-il.org, 1 630 256 3010

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Saturday, Jan. 18 11:00 AM Women's Marches held in Illinois - Women's Marches held in Illinois, at locations including Grant Park, Chicago (10:30 AM CST); Illinois State Capitol, Capitol and Second St, Springfield (11:00 AM CST); Old Kane County Courthouse, 100 S 3rd St, Geneva (11:00 AM CST); Rockford City Market, 124 N Water St, Rockford (12:00 PM CST); and Woodstock Square, 121 W Van Buren St, Woodstock (12:30 PM CST)

Weblinks: https://www.womensmarch.com/, https://twitter.com/womensmarch

Contacts: Women's March, press@womensmarch.com

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NEW EVENT: Saturday, Jan. 18 2:00 PM Dem Rep. Bobby Rush attends screening of 'The First Rainbow Coalition' - Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush attends screening and panel discussion on the new documentary film 'The First Rainbow Coalition'. Speakers include Woods Fund of Chicago President Michelle Morales, Community Renewal Society Executive Director Rev. Dr. Waltrina Middleton, Austin Coming Together organizer Jose Abonce, and WTTW Producer, filmmaker and documentarian Dan Andries

Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL

Weblinks: http://rush.house.gov, https://twitter.com/RepBobbyRush

Contacts: Jeremy Edwards, Jeremy.Edwards@mail.house.gov, 1 202 705 6697

RSVP: https://interactive.wttw.com/events/first-rainbow-coalition-screening-and-discussion * Any inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Timothy Russell at trussell@wttw-wfmt.com

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Saturday, Jan. 18 - Saturday, Jan. 25 Tedeschi Trucks Band begin Chicago Theatre residency

Location: The Chicago Theatre, 175 North State Street, Chicago, IL

Weblinks: , https://twitter.com/derekandsusan

Contacts: Renee Pfefer, On Tour PR, Renee@ontourpr.com, 1 203 724 9919

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Sunday, Jan. 19 2:00 PM Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider holds 'Congress on Your Corner'

Location: Buffalo Grove Park District Community Arts Center, 225 McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL

Weblinks: https://schneider.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/repschneider

Contacts: Steven Kirsch, Office of Rep. Brad Schneider, steven.kirsch@mail.house.gov, 1 202 225 4835

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NEW EVENT: Sunday, Jan. 19 5:30 PM Cardinal Blase Cupich delivers remarks at evening vespers service for Bishop Alberto Rojas

Location: Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1170 N River Rd, Des Plaines, IL

Weblinks: http://www.archchicago.org, https://twitter.com/archchicago

Contacts: Alejandro Castillo, Archdiocese of Chicago communications, acastillo@archchicago.org, 1 312 534 7880

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Sunday, Jan. 19 6:00 PM Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin attends 'What's In Your Life's Blueprint?' MLK discussion

Location: Aurora Police Department, Aurora, IL

Weblinks: https://www.aurora-il.org/, https://twitter.com/cityofaurorail

Contacts: Aurora Communications Department, MyAurora@aurora-il.org, 1 630 256 3010