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Statement from Speaker Madigan

Statement from Speaker Madigan

“House Democrats will continue our work on the budget from Springfield, but as Governor Rauner has met each of our attempts to date with refusal, it’s clear that the onus is on the governor to show that he is finally serious about working in good faith to end the crisis he has manufactured.”

Harper Joins Colleagues to Urge Rauner to Protect Environment

Harper Joins Colleagues to Urge Rauner to Protect Environment

CHICAGO – State Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, is joining her colleagues in calling on Gov. Rauner to join the U.S. Climate Alliance that New York, California and Washington states have joined to take proactive steps in protecting the environment. “President Trump was...

D’Amico Pledges Support for Paris Climate Agreement

D’Amico Pledges Support for Paris Climate Agreement

CHICAGO – To show that Illinois is committed to combating the grave threat posed by global warming, state Rep. John D’Amico, D-Chicago, signed onto a letter urging Gov. Bruce Rauner to add Illinois as a state that will continue to uphold the standards set out in the...

Halpin Urges Renewed Budget Negotiation

Halpin Urges Renewed Budget Negotiation

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In response to statements that the Senate’s work was finished and they don’t need to return to the bargaining table, state Rep. Mike Halpin, D-Rock Island, released the following statement: “We are now well over 700 days into this disastrous budget...

Stuart Tours Lewis & Clark Community College

Stuart Tours Lewis & Clark Community College

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – State Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, toured the Lewis and Clark Community College Process Operations Technology Program last week. “Community college and career training programs are a vital part of growing the local economy,” said Stuart....

Beiser Backs Measure to Help Unemployed Veterans Find Jobs

Beiser Backs Measure to Help Unemployed Veterans Find Jobs

ALTON, Ill. – State Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, is joining his colleagues in urging the Illinois Department of Employment Security to implement a comprehensive website aimed at helping veterans find employment. “Veterans have made countless sacrifices to protect our...

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The Alphas Marched in the Streets of Maywood with the CommUNITY!#ALPHASINTHESTREETS #ILBUDGET #PEACEMARCH #ALPHAIMPACT #ALPHASTRONG 💪🏾✊🏾

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Truly honored to partner with @PZLambda to bring a powerful, positive, peace march to Maywood! #alphasinthestreets #rhozetalambda #alphas

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Comptroller Mendoza say Illinois will be $185 million short of making court ordered payments come August. #BudgetNow

Day 4 of special session. Budget talks continue behind the scenes. Committee meeting at 11:30. To the house floor... fb.me/61kbGiy2e

IL could lose 46k jobs under Trump health care plan. Rauner remains silent despite devastating consequences for IL. nbcnews.com/health/health-…

TODAY is the DAY! Alphas in the Streets!

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One way to fix the budget is to increase revenue. We need to close loopholes and tax the ultra-wealthy! #closetheloophole #SB1719 #HB3393

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Almost finished with the 3rd day of special session. Today started with committee hearing at 11 am for state... fb.me/8PU1B749f

Tune into @PoliticsTonight on @CLTVnews at 5:30, I'll be discussing developments from Springfield with @rap30.

Madigan:“It is difficult to move forward on a bipartisan budget when both Republican leaders refuse to meet.” ow.ly/kQsT30cQLL9 #twill

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.@cityofurbana Mayor Diane Marlin testifying in the House: property tax freeze would damage schools, parks, libraries and infrastructure.

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Committee of the Whole on Rauner's Property Tax proposals. Do you think we should permanently or temporarily freeze property taxes?

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A STRONG economy begins w/ a STRONG workforce. #LiftUpIL. By making IL a great place to go to school & work, we are building a strong future

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Republicans blocked President Obama from telling the public about Russian actions to help Trump m.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/2…

Governor Rauner's Third Special Session lasted 17 minutes. Another wasted $40,000 of taxpayer money. #RaunerDoYourJob #BudgetNow

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