Gov. Pritzker Announces Key Appointees, Including IDPH and IDVA Directors, U of I Board Members and Staff

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following personnel appointments: STATE AGENCY DIRECTORS Dr. Ngozi Ezike will serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).* Dr. Ezike is a board-certified internist and pediatrician who comes to IDPH from…

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Want a Start in Politics? Consider Running for Precinct Committeeman

Think you want to get involved with politics? Think you might want to be involved at the local level with the Democratic Party, but aren’t quite sure where to start? A good place to begin is by becoming a precinct committeeman. PC’s are elected officials and are vital to their…

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Want to Get Involved? Upcoming Events This Week!

Environmental Pulse of DuPage County When: Thursday, January 31, 8am – 12pm Where: Northern Illinois University Naperville Campus More information at https://www.facebook.com/events/663875884009511/ Naperville – February Member Meeting Gun Violence Survivor Week When: Saturday, February 2, 10:00am – 11:30am Where: Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., Naperville, IL Join Moms…

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Pritzker-Stratton Administration Continues to Build Strong Leadership Team

Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton are continuing to build a strong team to lead the state. On January 10th, the governor-elect and lieutenant governor-elect made the following personnel announcements for their incoming administration: Emily Bittner will serve as Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications in the Office of…

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The Economics of Soaking the Rich: What does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez know about tax policy? A lot.

By Paul Krugman, Opinion Columnist for The New York Times Jan. 5, 2019 I have no idea how well Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will perform as a member of Congress. But her election is already serving a valuable purpose. You see, the mere thought of having a young, articulate, telegenic nonwhite woman…

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Gov.-Elect Pritzker, Lt. Gov.-Elect Stratton Announce Restoring Illinois’ Infrastructure Committee

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Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton announced the formation and members of the transition’s Restoring Illinois’ Infrastructure Committee. The committee is the tenth of several working groups of the transition made up of subject-matter experts who will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration. The Restoring Illinois’ Infrastructure Committee will…

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Gov.-Elect Pritzker, Lt. Gov.-Elect Stratton Announce Restorative Justice and Safe Communities Committee

Governor-elect JB Pritzker announced the formation and members of the transition’s Restorative Justice and Safe Communities Committee at Safer Foundation, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations that provides employment, educational, and supportive services for individuals with criminal records. The committee is the eighth of several working groups of the transition made…

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Gov.-Elect Pritzker Announces Educational Success Committee

Governor-elect JB Pritzker announced the formation and members of the transition’s Educational Success Committee at Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School in the West Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago. The committee is the seventh of several working groups of the transition made up of subject-matter experts who will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration. The…

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