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2009-04-10 11:56:00

CHICAGO, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six-term incumbent John Geils was defeated Tuesday night by challenger Frank Soto in the election for Village President of Bensenville. The loss marks the first change in leadership in 24 years for the community located outside of Chicago. Geils is widely considered to be the most effective public official in standing up to the Daley machine and fighting for Bensenville residents rights that are threatened by the O'Hare airport expansion plans. "I...

2009-03-12 14:51:00

CHICAGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A letter from the Chicago and Cook County Building and Construction Trades Council sent to voters in DuPage County called on union members to support the candidacy of Frank Soto for Village President of Bensenville. The letter criticized current Village President John Geils for opposing the O'Hare Modernization Program (OMP) which has already taken nearly 600 homes in Bensenville and threatens to destroy the St. Johannes Cemetery, which holds the...

2009-02-17 12:36:00

"Runway to Nowhere" Ad Campaign Unveiled to Tell the Truth About OMP CHICAGO, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at a press conference at Chicago's City Hall, a broad coalition of groups who don't always agree found a common theme: Stop the OMP -- the $20 billion expansion Boondoggle at O'Hare Airport -- calling it the "Runway to Nowhere." The coalition -- spearheaded nationally by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and a consortium of...

2009-02-12 11:39:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bensenville, Illinois Village President John Geils was in the nation's capital today briefing Members of Congress and their staff on the issues surrounding the flawed O'Hare Modernization Program (OMP). Earlier Thursday, Geils had participated in a press conference sponsored by the taxpayer watchdog group, Citizens Against Government Waste, where the OMP was identified as potentially the largest taxpayer pork project ever. (Photo:...


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