U.S. Congressman Danny K.  Davis endorsed Forest Park Councilman Rory Hoskins for 7th District lll. State Representative on Wednesday.

In a press release, Davis called Hoskins “articulate, young, bright keenly intelligent, has a good heart, is public-service oriented and will follow in the mode of Karen Yarbrough.”

Hoskins also reported that he got the endorsement of the Independent Voters of Illinois (IVI).

“I’ve known Congressman Davis a long time and we speak regularly,” said Hoskins. Of the endorsement, he said he was not surprised. “I’m very pleased. It certainly can’t hurt.”

Jean Lotus loves community journalism. She covers news, features, two school boards, village council, crime, park district and writes obits for Forest Park Review. She also covers the police beat for...