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Our 2017 Annual Report is here!

Date: 
01/10/2017
6th district activists

We are proud to share our Annual Report for 2017 which highlights the actions and victories we had together.

Please take a look!

Statement from William McNary, Co-Director, on Workers Compensation, HB 4248

Date: 
12/07/2016

Statement by William McNary, Co-Director, Citizen Action/Illinois on HB 4248

 

Statement from William McNary, Co-Director, on the Results of the 2016 Elections

Date: 
11/29/2016

We were not prepared for Donald Trump to become the next President of the United States. Many of our friends, our neighbors and our members have feelings of fear, sadness that are real. We want to acknowledge that and let you know that you're not alone. We are clear about the values that undergird this organization and we will not compromise on these values.

Msgr. Egan Campaign for Payday Loan Reform Submits Comments to CFPB Rule

Date: 
10/11/2016

For immediate release

Contacts: Brent Adams 773-844-5544, Lynda DeLaforgue 773-251-0328

October 7, 2016

State Payday Loan Reform Coalition Weighs In on Proposed Payday Rule

As Time to Comment Closes, Group Offers Comments, Tales from the Trenches

Citizen Action/Illinois Annual Dinner Honoring President John Cullerton

Date: 
10/06/2016
CA/IL Board and guests with Senator Cullerton. Photo by Dean LaPrairie

Citizen Action/Illinois Annual Dinner

 Monsignor John Egan/Hon. Lane Evans Distinguished Service Award Presentation

 

We were proud to honor Illinois Senate President John Cullerton with the 2016 Annual Egan-Evans award named in memory of Monsignor John Egan and Congressman Lane Evans.   

The State of Springfield: 2016 Legislative Scorecard

Date: 
09/19/2016

Every year, Citizen Action/Illinois examines the voting records of elected officials in the Illinois General Assembly. The Scorecard is a tool created to enable concerned citizens to hold their elected officials accountable for their votes during the year. For 2016, Citizen Action/Illinois selected 14 key votes in the House and 12 key votes in the Senate of the 99th General Assembly for analysis.

2016 Proxy Form_September

Date: 
09/07/2016

 Please return this completed proxy form by September 15th, 12:00 p.m. to cast your votes at the September 16th Endorsement Session.

Contact Julie Sampson (julie@citizenaction-il.org) if you have further questions.

STATEMENT BY WILLIAM MCNARY ON NEW RULES TO CURB PREDATORY SHORT TERM LOANS

Date: 
06/02/2016

(CHICAGO) “Earlier today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) promulgated rules to regulate the predatory payday loan practices we have witnessed and fought against in Illinois for 17 years since Msgr. Egan brought us together as the Campaign for Payday Loan Reform in 1999. This announcement is a victory for us and everyone who has been organizing for it since that day” said McNary in a phone call open to press.

 

2016 Endorsements Announced

Date: 
02/08/2016

The Policy Council of Citizen Action/Illinois announced endorsements for federal offices for the 2016 General Election:

President: Hillary Clinton

U.S. Senate: Tammy Duckworth

U.S. Congress (districts in parentheses): Bobby Rush (1), Robin Kelly (2), Amanda Howland (6), Danny Davis (7), Raja Krishnamoorthi (8), Janice Schakowsky (9), Brad Schneider (10), C.J. Baricevic (12), Mark Wicklund (13)

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