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Diesel Campaign Endorsement Form

Date: 
01/08/2010

Join the Illinois Campaign to Clean up Diesel Pollution by completing the form below and faxing it to Emily Stuart, 312-379-0313.

Guest Column: The Attack on Public Sector Workers

Date: 
12/10/2009

A guest column from Citizen Action/Illinois Board Secretary-Treasurer, John Cameron.

An excerpt:

“A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste”

It may be a quip attributed to Rahm Emanuel, chief of staff to our current president, but it also the operative strategy for a broad offensive against the public sector by a variety of corporate-backed forces.  It is not just the rightwing fringe led by Glenn Beck and the other Fox News blowhards; the tea partiers are mere shock troops for an assault being driven by the mainstream business class and their cheerleaders in the media, even by many supposedly “liberal” voices in the public debate.

Analysis: Illinois Needs Health Insurance Reform

Date: 
11/25/2009

Currently, 1.8 million Illinoisans do not have health insurance, and if nothing is done, this will increase to 2.3 million by 2019.

See attached report for more information.

Health rate hikes to hammer Chicago biz

Date: 
11/23/2009

David Borris (Hel's Kitchen Catering, Northbrook)and Bob Hausheer (Morning Glory Flower Shops, Glenview & Wilmette) are small business owners and leaders of the Illinois Main Street Alliance.