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Response of William McNary to Governor Rauner’s 2015 Budget Proposal

Date: 
02/18/2015

 [Springfield] William McNary, Co-Director of Citizen Action/Illinois, said “Governor Rauner’s budget gives a massive windfall to those needing it the least while defunding public services for those who need them the most. The budget the Governor unveiled today is a cold-blooded vision for the future of our state. Many of his proposals will wipe out years of building better working, economic, educational and health care opportunities for the families of Illinois.

New Study Shows Recent Tax Rollbacks Worsens Income Inequality

Date: 
02/17/2015

 While the Illinois’s budget shortfall is well known where these dollars are going has been unexamined, until now.

Sign Petition: Support Working Families in Illinois

Date: 
02/12/2015

Over the past few weeks, Governor Bruce Rauner has taken major steps to begin dismantling labor unions and the middle-class that the labor movement has built. Bruce Rauner's scheme to strip the rights of workers and weaken their unions by executve order is a blatantly illegal abuse of power.  And we won't take it sitting down!

Support Working Families in Illinois

Date: 
02/12/2015

Over the past few weeks, Governor Bruce Rauner has taken major steps to begin dismantling organized labor and the middle-class that the labor movement has built.  Bruce Rauner's scheme to strip the rights of workers and weaken their unions by executve order is a blatantly illegal abuse of power.  And we won't take it sitting down!

 

The Battle for Democracy

Date: 
02/10/2015

John Cameron writes about Governor Rauner and the Koch brothers attacks on democracy, labor unions, and the middle class.  Mr. Cameron is the  former Executive Director of Citizen Action/Illinois, current Board member of Citizen Action and Director of Political and Community Relations for AFSCME Council 31.

The Battle for Democracy

Access to Justice Campaign: Protecting Workers Compensation and Civil Justice

Date: 
01/28/2015

 Powerful special interests, led by Governor Rauner, are determined to diminish the rights of individual citizens and the access those citizens have to the court system by promoting the myth of “frivolous lawsuits”. 

Get the facts!  Don’t let special interests distort our civil justice system and intimidate individuals from exercising their constitutional rights and seeking justice when they are injured or a loved one is killed due to negligence.

Citizen Action/Illinois 2014 Annual Report

Date: 
01/27/2015

Citizen Action/Illinois is proud to release our 2014 Annual Report, summarizing the year's issue campaigns and victories.

 

Citizen Action/IL State PAC Announces 2015 City of Chicago Municipal Election Endorsements

Date: 
01/26/2015

 CHICAGO) – On January 24th, the Progressive Action Project, the Citizen Action/IL state PAC convened in Chicago to make endorsements in the 2015 City of Chicago Mu

Citizen Action / IL State PAC Candidate Questionnaire for the 2015 Chicago Municipal Election

Date: 
12/17/2014

 Citizen Action/IL state PAC is considering candidate endorsements for the 2015 Chicago Municipal Elections.