GOOD 100: Meet Proco Joe Moreno, The "Hipster" Politician Carrying Chicago On His Back

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GOOD 100: Meet Proco Joe Moreno, The "Hipster" Politician Carrying Chicago On His Back GOOD 100: Meet Proco Joe Moreno, The "Hipster" Politician Carrying Chicago On His Back
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GOOD 100: Meet Proco Joe Moreno, The "Hipster" Politician Carrying Chicago On His Back

June 5, 2013

And that’s not all. During the Chicago Blizzard of 2011, Moreno paid out of his own pocket to clear the snow for 1st Ward residents. And he runs for more than office. To encourage wellness in his community Moreno hosts Run the Ward events, in which he participates alongside his constituents. 

To curb the estimated three billion plastic bags tossed by Chicagoans every year, Moreno created a plastic bag ban ordinance. 

“I’m determined to make it [plastic bag ordinance] a reality in 2013,” Moreno says.

 

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