News Coverage: Susana Mendoza


April 17, 2012 @ 4:47 PM

City Clerk Mendoza unveils new vehicle sticker after controversy

You may recall the hullabaloo over this year's winning Chicago city sticker design, which may have contained gang symbols.

Today, City Clerk Susana Mendoza announced selection of a new sticker design, which is almost certainly going to be less controversial. It features the logos for the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department, according to the Sun-Times. Read more...

February 10, 2012 @ 6:00 AM

Teen whose city sticker design was nixed to get $1,000


City Clerk Susana Mendoza says she will pay $1,000 from her own pocket to a student who initially won a city sticker contest but whose design was pulled because of concerns it could contain gang signs.

  • Mendoza Will Pay Sticker Winner $1,000 [Fox Chicago]
  • Clerk Will Pay Prize Equivalent To Teen Whose City Sticker Design Was Pulled [CBS Chicago]

February 08, 2012 @ 6:07 AM

City clerk investigates: Does new city sticker have gang signs?


City Clerk Susana Mendoza is investigating claims that the city’s 2012-13 vehicle sticker includes symbols honoring the gang that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy vowed to destroy — The Maniac Latin Disciples.

  • New Chicago city sticker is under review for possible gang signs [Chicago Tribune]
  • Does New City Sticker Feature Gang Signs? [CBS Chicago]

October 18, 2011 @ 1:00 AM

Motorist who failed to scrape off old vehicle stickers gets $120 ticket

Chicago Tribune/

Ald. Richard Mell recently emailed residents in his 33rd Ward with a warning after one of his constituents apparently received a ticket for leaving an old city sticker in place. "Please don't get caught on a technicality!" Mell's email read. "Remove the old stickers, and make sure the new one is located in the correct position."

  • City cross-checking sticker scofflaws with state database [Clout Street]

November 20, 2009 @ 7:20 AM

Hispanic leaders endorse Quinn


Gov. Pat Quinn

An influential contingent of Chicago-area Hispanic leaders endorsed Gov. Pat Quinn this morning, about a week after U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Chicago, backed Quinn's campaign. Read more...

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