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

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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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Gov.-Elect Pritzker, Lt. Gov.-Elect Stratton Announce Serving Illinois’ Heroes Committee

On Veterans Day, Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton announced the formation and members of the Serving Illinois’ Heroes Committee as part of their transition team. The committee is the second of several working groups made up of subject-matter experts that will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration. The Serving Illinois’ Heroes…

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Gov-Elect Pritzker, Lt. Gov-Elect Stratton Announce Budget and Innovation Committee of Gubernatorial Transition

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Governor-elect JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor-elect Juliana Stratton announced the formation and members of the Budget and Innovation Committee of their gubernatorial transition. The committee is the first of several working groups of the transition made up of subject-matter experts that will advise and guide the incoming Pritzker-Stratton administration. The…

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Letters to the Editor on Chicago Tribune Endorsements

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Baseless endorsement To the editor: Your endorsement of Gov. Bruce Rauner was missing only one thing: any accomplishment of Rauner. That you don’t like J.B. Pritzker is evident, and your outline of him is common for the Tribune editorial endorsements — whatever might cut into the private sector is bad…

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Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Herald Endorse JB Pritzker for Governor

On Friday, JB Pritzker picked up two major newspaper endorsements in his bid to become Illinois’ next governor. The Chicago Sun-Times and the Daily Herald, which hasn’t endorsed a Democratic gubernatorial candidate since 1960, endorsed JB. Here’s why they’re backing the Democrat for the state’s top job: From Chicago Sun-Times: Endorsement: J.B. Pritzker…

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Poll Shows Rauner is Less Popular than President Donald Trump

By Shia Kapos with Garrett Ross THE BUZZ: A new independent poll shows Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker with a commanding 16-percentage-point lead over incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner. The survey, conducted by NBC News/Marist, has 46 percent of registered Illinois voters backing Pritzker, compared to 30 percent supporting Rauner. Libertarian…

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AP FACT CHECK: No Pritzker plan to increase taxes 26 percent

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Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is telling voters that his Democratic opponent J.B. Pritzker plans to raise taxes by 26 percent if he’s elected to office. Rauner, who is seeking a second term this fall, has spent years battling Democrats over how to handle the state’s troubled finances, which are…

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Want to Help the Democrats Win in November? Check Out These Events!

Winfield Democrats Monthly Meeting When: Wed, August 15, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Where: Winfield Fire Protection District, 27W530 High Lake Rd, Winfield Phone Bank for Casten – Downers Grove & West Chicago When: Thu, August 16, 5pm – 8pm Where: 928 Warren Ave, Downers Grove AND 946 N Neltnor Blvd, West…

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Rauner Drags His Feet While Immigrant Communities are Under Attack

Time and again, Bruce Rauner has failed Illinois’ immigrant communities, cowering to Donald Trump’s hateful policies and acting as his silent partner in Springfield. As bills protecting the 1.8 million immigrants in Illinois sit on Rauner’s desk, the Pritzker campaign will highlight how this governor has failed immigrants across our state.…

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