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Emil Jones Retirement

Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Retires After 36 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois Senate President Emil Jones is retiring after 36 years in the Legislature. Jones bid farewell to his colleagues Tu...

Emil Jones' Son Will Replace Him On November Ballot

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The son of retiring State Senate President Emil Jones was chosen to replace his father on the November ballot Thursday night, all but assuring the pol...

What Emil Jones' Move Means For Obama

WBEZ | Ben Calhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's now been a couple days since Illinois State Senate President Emil Jones announced his retirement. The same day he broke the news, Jones filed pap...

The Chicago Way: Retiring State Senate President Jones Wants Son To Succeed Him

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave McKinney and Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following the lead of political families like the Strogers and Lipinskis, Illinois Senate President Emil Jones is anointing one of his children to tak...

State Senate Leader Emil Jones To Retire

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave McKinney and Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

llinois Senate President Emil Jones announced this afternoon he will retire early next year, ending a 35-year General Assembly career in which he beca...