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Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Speaker Michael J. Madigan issued the following statement Tuesday: “Throughout three years of the governor’s budget crisis, we saw very clearly that political theater is not a substitute for real leadership. By calling a special session while he...

Tabares Demands Gov. Rauner Sign Education Funding Reform

Tabares Demands Gov. Rauner Sign Education Funding Reform

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Silvana Tabares, D-Chicago, issued the following statement calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to drop his threats and sign education funding reform passed by the General Assembly earlier this year. “I am disappointed Governor Rauner is...

Jones: Student Loan Borrowers Deserve Protection

Jones: Student Loan Borrowers Deserve Protection

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is urging Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign a Student Loan “Bill of Rights” recently approved by the General Assembly. “I am tired of student loan companies preying on our young people who are trying to further...

Chapa LaVia Meets with Residents at Local Library

Chapa LaVia Meets with Residents at Local Library

AURORA, Ill. – Last week, state Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, D-Aurora, held satellite office hours at the Santori Library in downtown Aurora to meet with and listen to local residents’ concerns about the issues most pressing to them. “I think the most important thing to do...

Erik Runge asked if I expected Gov.Rauner to be a leader on school funding. Listen to my answer to hear what I really think. RT if u agree.

Appeared on Politics Tonight to discuss the Governor's call for Special Session that starts tomorrow. IMO,the Gov should call a leaders mtg!

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Thank you to everyone who joined me for coffee and conversation this morning! It was great to discuss education,... fb.me/XiBEnNt9

Getting ready to appear on @CLTVnews to discuss Gov. Rauner's call for Special Session and threats to veto SB1. #CLTVNews

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What is happening in our State and Country today is sad! We are fighting for basic rights in education and healthcare. Why is this a fight?

IL is rated as one of the best places for working moms in the U.S. Let’s keep IL a strong state for working moms!

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BRauner needs to call a leaders meeting and negotiate instead of wasting taxpayer money on a Special Session. IMO,doesn't help his message.

BRauner is on a campaign like media tour calling out Reps and Senators by name. A better use of his time would be to step up & be a leader!

Speaker Madigan: Gov. Rauner is continuing to create a crisis that pits one child against another. #SignSB1 #twill ilhousedems.com/2017/07/25/sta…

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Summer Nights in the Commons continues tonight in Hillside with The Business. Join us! #Hillside #SummerNights #FunAroundthe7th #RepWelch

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Tune in tonight as I join Paul Lisnek on Politics Tonight on CLTV at 5:30pm. #CLTV #PoliticsTonight #PaulLisnek #SpecialSession #SB1

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GovRauner needs to sign SB1. Every school district gains under the new formula, and School Superintendents agree! #FixtheFormula #SignSB1

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Woe to Illinois as Gov. Rauner throws in with the ideologues | Chicago Sun-Times chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/woe-to…

Our Back to School Health Fair is Saturday, 7/29. Stop by Proviso West from 10-2 for physicals, screenings, school kits and more!

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Gov just called another special Session! IL needs Gov to show leadership not pit poor children against each other. doc-10-58-docs.googleusercontent.com/docs/securesc/…

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We did our jobs and enacted a bipartisan, balanced budget to ensure working families have access to affordable child care. #twill

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