Jones Applauds Repeal of Cook County’s Beverage Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, applauded the Cook County Board’s decision Tuesday to repeal the county’s unpopular beverage tax. “This reckless tax had hurt families and small business owners by driving consumers out of our local...

Jones Organizing Donation Drive for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

CALUMET CITY, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, state Rep. Will Davis, D-East Hazel Crest, and state Sen. Napoleon Harris, III, D-Harvey, are encouraging residents to donate supplies for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Donations of bottled water,...

Jones Fighting to Repeal Cook County Beverage Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, is backing an effort to repeal Cook County’s unfair beverage tax, which hits working families and elderly residents hardest. “Many middle-class families I have spoken to are worried how this new beverage...

Jones: We Must End Gov. Rauner’s Education Crisis

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, issued the following statement after the House voted against Gov. Rauner’s rewrite of school funding reform. “Governor Rauner had the opportunity to reform our state’s unfair education funding system. He...