In The Press

Chicago Tribune
9-08-11 – Ford leans toward allowing concealed weapons in Illinois
7-02-11 – Quinn signs law to prevent release of gun owner names
4-08-11 – Chicago-area home price values get boost with new math

CBS Chicago
12-29-10 – New Law Mandates DNA Paternity Tests

Fox Chicago
4-26-10 – Daley: Guns, Not National Guard, Answer to Violence
4-25-10 – Ill. State Reps Call on Gov to Deploy National Guard to Combat Chicago Violence
1-25-10 – Fighting a Myth: Are Jobs Out There?

Austin Talks
10-27-11 –100 + and Still Goin Strong
9-06-11 – Austin lawmaker leaves today for Cuba
9-08-11 – Citizens, special interest groups debate guns
8-30-11 – Group works to fight foreclosures in Austin
8-07-11 – More hiring at Chicago Public Schools
8-06-11 – West Side banks applauded, criticized for lending practices
7-10-11 – Groups unite to deal with impact of foreclosure
5-10-11 – Community banking coalition to receive award
4-18-11 – Store opening celebrated in Austin
4-17-11 – Peace Corner opens new youth center

Berwyn Life
5-05-11 – Split among suburban lawmakers doomed concealed-carry bill
4-15-11 – Illinois House moves to ban trans fat in foods
6-15-09 – City set to rake in millions in state aid

OakPark.com
9-13-11 – Conceal and carry
9-06-11 – Attendees at Oak Park state Rep. Ford’s town hall want to carry weapons
8-23-11 – Oak Park state rep gets rare one-on-one with president
8-09-11 – Perspective on pot
8-05-11 – Oak Park police, parent group and state rep all question best route when teens are found with small amount of marijuana
5-18-11 – Sure Ford took heat on call for Guard. Have a better idea?
5-11-11 – Harmon urges investigation of Park National sale
4-27-11 – Oak Park state rep wants National Guard on West Side
3-02-11 – Health clinic opens in Austin

Riverside/Brookfield Landmark
9-13-11 – Divided on ‘conceal and carry’
9-13-11 – Not dead yet
7-5-11 – Final state legislative map brings many changes
5-24-11 – New plan would redraw state Senate, House districts

The Voice Newspapers
4-18-11 – Rep. LaShawn K. Ford named Chair of Small Business & Jobs Committee
10-29-10 – Rep. LaShawn K. Ford launches drive to get van for Columbus Park Food Panty
5-07-10 – Rep. Ford holding town meeting on Violence & National Guard
4-30-10 – 400 west siders attend Education & Job Training Expo at Christ The King

Austin Weekly News
9-7-11 – Divided on ‘conceal and carry’
8-10-11 – Should pot be a crime?
8-10-11 – Conceal and carry town hall