Gov.-Elect Pritzker, Lt. Gov.-Elect Stratton Announce Committee on Equality, Equity, and Opportunity

Illinois Governor transition

Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton announced the formation and members of the transition’s Committee on Equality, Equity, and Opportunity. The committee is the fourth of several working groups of the transition made up of subject-matter experts who will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration. The Committee…

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Gov.-Elect Pritzker Announces Healthy Children and Families Committee

Governor-elect JB Pritzker announced the formation and members of the Healthy Children and Families Committee of the transition team at Children’s Home and Aid, the first social service agency JB visited while considering his run for governor. The committee is the third of several working groups of the transition made up of subject-matter experts who will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration.…

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Town Hall in Lombard on Oct. 13th Strives to Eradicate Gun Violence

Gun Violence

Individuals and organizations invested in eradicating gun violence will gather for a Town Hall For Our Lives, Sat., Oct. 13, 6 p.m., Congregation Etz Chaim, 1710 S. Highland Ave., Lombard. This groundbreaking conversation includes Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors Lauren Hogg and Ryan Servaites, and March For Our…

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DPDC Annual Potluck Picnic Next Sunday

NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBOR PICNIC Next Sunday – September 9 – 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. DPDC Annual Potluck Picnic   Democratic Party will provide: burgers, dogs, and veggie “meats”, buns, condiments, and beverages (no alcohol in the forest preserve, please).   You bring: Side dish for 8-10 or Dessert/Fruit for…

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Sean Casten Speaks on Recent Supreme Court Janus Decision

Sean Casten, the Democratic Candidate for U.S. Representative in Illinois’ Sixth Congressional District, speaks out against the recent Supreme Court’s Janus decision. “This regrettable decision is yet another showing the current Supreme Court will consistently favor the interests of corporations over those of unions, individual workers, and families working to…

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One month Until Election Day. Republicans continue to fail Americans.

ABBREVIATED PUNDIT ROUNDUP    By Georgia Logothetis    We begin today’s roundup with Catherine Rampell at The Washington Post and this very important point: [T]he problem isn’t “Washington.” It isn’t “Congress,” either. The problem is elected officials from a single political party: the GOP.  Republicans in the White House and Congress are the ones…

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Join Treasurer Mike Frerichs: Making insurance companies pay what they owe

With a stroke of a pen, Governor Rauner chose to side with life insurance companies instead of grieving widows and orphans. Governor Rauner vetoed House Bill 302, which is an initiative of my office to ensure people are put before corporate profits. House Bill 302 will require life insurance companies…

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