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Time to Honor Veterans, By Reining in Payday Lenders

Date: 
11/10/2014

For immediate release

Time to Honor Veterans, By Reining in Payday Lenders

Congratulations to all of our victorious 2014 candidates

Date: 
11/07/2014

Citizen Action/Illinois & The Progressive Action Project

Remembering Lane Evans: A Hero for Progressives Across the Nation.

Date: 
11/07/2014

(Picture: 2001 Lerner-Egan Award for Distinguished Service Honoree Representative Lane Evans seated with 2001 keynote speaker Senator Paul Wellstone and Representative Jan Schakowsky at our 2001 Annual Dinner)

 

Citizen Action/Illinois Releases its Illinois Supreme Court Scorecard 2004-2014

Date: 
09/16/2014

As long as Judges are selected and retained by a process that includes elections, it is necessary that the voters have accurate information about candidates to make reasoned choices.  The following summarizes the opinions of the Illinois Supreme Court over the last 10 years and reviews votes for justices up for retention this November.

Help Us Fight for National Payday Loan Protections

Date: 
09/16/2014

Help Us Fight for National Payday Loan Protections


This year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is preparing to issue new rules for payday lenders.  This historic and unprecedented opportunity will enable a federal agency to finally curb the payday loan debt trap nationwide, much like we have already done here in Illinois.   We expect Payday lenders to mount a significant campaign to stop these efforts.  

Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans (IARA) releases 2013 Congressional Scorecard.

Date: 
09/16/2014

IARA's 2013 Congressional Scorecard is a special report on legislation vital to America’s retirees. This voting record reflects how committed our elected representatives are to retirees and older Americans.  Use it to educate yourself on where your elected officials stand.

Citizen Action/Illinois Releases Illinois State Legislative Scorecard

Date: 
09/02/2014

 

Citizen Action/Illinois is proud to announce the release of its Illinois State Legislative Scorecard. Follow the link below to read the entire scorecard:

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CA/IL Calls on Legislature to Override Gov. Quinn's Veto of Ridesharing Consumer Protection Act

Date: 
08/25/2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      

August 25, 2014                                 Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue

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Gov. Quinn Vetoes Ridesharing Protections, CA/IL Calls for Override.

Date: 
08/25/2014

From The Republic (therepublic.com):

Gov. Quinn vetoes ridesharing bills, says local governments best to regulate new industry

By Carla K. Johnson

Associated Press

August 25, 2014 - 2:20 pm EDT