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Spanish Daily Journal
     January 7, 2019      #42-7 sdj
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks during a meeting on immigration issues Wednesday at the Kankakee Public Library. Next to him are immigration attorney Juan Arguello and Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong.

David Giuliani, dgiuliani@daily-journal.com

Mayor notes efforts for Hispanics

El alcalde toma nota de los esfuerzos para los hispanos

By David Giuliani

KANKAKEE — The mayor on Wednesday advertised the city's efforts to help the growing local Hispanic population.

She spoke during a public meeting on immigration issues at Kankakee Public Library, an event that included U.S. Reps. Robin Kelly and Luis Gutierrez, both Illinois Democrats. About 75 people attended.

In a speech, Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong said her administration has made efforts to include Hispanics on city committees.

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