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SB 655: The Consumer Installment Loan Reform Act

Date: 
02/15/2010

SB 655, the Consumer Installment Loan Reform Act, will ensure that all Illinoisans have access to longer-term credit with reasonable terms. It will end the 700% Annual Percentage Rate currently being charged in Illinois.

VIDEO: What the federal government must do to tackle the unemployment crisis

Date: 
02/13/2010
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Webinar on the need for federal action to tackle the unemployment crisis. Features Deborah Weinstein from the Coalition on Human Needs; Lawrence Mishel of the Economic Policy Institute; Deepak Bhargava of the Center for Community Change; and Alan Charney of USAction.

 

2009 Annual Report

Date: 
02/12/2010
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Main Street businessowners & Rep. Bill Foster call for Wall Street reform

Date: 
02/05/2010

Survey finds small business owners at odds with big banks and DC business lobby on financial reform, business owners join Congressman Bill Foster in Aurora

Report: Small Business Views on Financial Reform

Date: 
02/05/2010

Based on a survey of 1,237 small business owners from 13 states, this report assesses participating small businesses’ experiences with the economic recession and evaluates Main Street business owners’ views on financial reform.

Key national findings from the survey include:

VIDEO: Insurance reforms, not caps, control costs

Date: 
02/04/2010
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At a press conference in Springfield, William McNary, Co-Director of Citizen Action/Illinois, speaks on the importance of insurance reforms, not arbitrary caps on damages, to control costs.

"We Can't Wait" Campaign Now Underway!

Date: 
02/03/2010

The Responsible Budget Coalition’s “We Can’t Wait” Campaign is now underway! Show lawmakers and everyone else how we are all hurt by the state's broken budget.

This campaign gives you an easy way to tell your story AND to mobilize your community to take action in support of tax reform that will (1) raise revenue and (2) make taxes fairer.

Chicago Rallies to Tell Congress: It's Time to Deliver on Health Care

Date: 
01/26/2010

Over 100 people gathered in Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago to tell Congress to finish health care right and finish it now. Despite temperatures in the single digits and a strong Lake Michigan breeze, enthusiastic leaders chanted and laughed and committed to getting the job done. HCAN leaders Reverend Larry Greenfield, William McNary (Co-Director, Citizen Action/Illinois), and David Kagan (Illinois Mainstreet Alliance) joined a representative from Senator Burris’ office and two MoveOn Illinois leaders on stage to remind the crowd why we need to keep fighting and how we will win.